Lump of lead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–235 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, Pyramid X

Dimensions

1.1 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-725

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

One lump of lead ore.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid 10, 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