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Foundation deposit-lead ore

F.D. SW #6. Fragment of lead or, very roughly squared with many tool scratches.


From el-Kurru, Pryamid I. 1919: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown king, 362–342 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


2.1 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lead ore


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits