Foundation deposits

Nubian
Napatan Period
297–284 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XV

Accession Number

20-4-29

Medium or Technique

Lead ore

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Two small lumps of lead ore

Provenance

Gebel Barkal Pyramid 15, Southeastern Foundation Deposit. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition