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Lead ore

Fragment of lead ore.

Provenance

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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 203–186 B.C.

Object Place

Meroë, Sudan

Accession Number

22-2-3a

Medium or Technique

Lead ore

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products