Lead(?) tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Begrawiya West, Meroe, 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.6 x 0.8cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-683g

Medium or Technique

Lead (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

One tablet; also a box containing a few bits of crumbed silver; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 477. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition