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Lump of lead

One lump of lead ore.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid 10, March, 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, Meroitic Period, 250–235 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Begarawiya West, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

1.1 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-725

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits