Inscribed lead tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
570 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner depost of pyramid VII, tomb of Aspelta

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 3 x 0.1 cm (9/16 x 1 3/16)

Accession Number

20.689

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lead; inscribed on one side with name of Aspalta; traces of red color; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From N. W. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition