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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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 297–284 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20-4-29

Medium or Technique

Lead ore

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits