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Lumps of galena

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, room B

Accession Number

18-3-304

Medium or Technique

Galena

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Four lumps of galena (lead ore).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII, room B. 1918: 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