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Lead ore

Clump lead ore

Provenance

From Beg. West 786,1923: 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, Napatan Period, 712–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.5 x 1.2 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-522

Medium or Technique

Lead Ore

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials