Lead ore

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–542B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 705

Dimensions

1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-424

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Lump of lead ore

Provenance

From Beg. West 705, 1923: 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