Lead ore

Nubian
Meroitic Period
203–186 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Meroë, North Africa, Begarawiyeh, Pyramid N. 8

Accession Number

22-2-3a

Medium or Technique

Lead ore

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Fragment of lead ore.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition