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Lead tablet

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Lead tablet; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Begrawiya West 477. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 593–510 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Begrawiya West, Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.6 x 0.3cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 1/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-684e

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits