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Inscribed lead tablet

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Lead; inscribed on one side with name of Aspalta; traces of red color; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From N. W. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 570 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 3 x 0.1 cm (9/16 x 1 3/16)

Accession Number

20.689

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits