Inscribed lead tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–623 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of pyramid XXIV, tomb of Nansalsa

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 1.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.625

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lead; corroded; inscription effaced; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

Found under the N. W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the Tomb of Queen Nasalsa, November 1916.excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition