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Inscribed lead tablet

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Lead; corroded; inscription effaced; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

Found under the N. W. corner of Pyramid XXIV at Nuri, the Tomb of Queen Nasalsa, November 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 643–623 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 1.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.625

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits