Lead tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
487–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begrawiya West, Meroe, 466

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.4 x 0.2cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-679g

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Lead tablet; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 466. March, 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