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Canopic jar

Nubian
Napatan Period
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Beg. S. 38

Dimensions

Height x width:8.7 x 8.0 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12047

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Sandstone miniature canopic jar. Incised inscription. Like 21-2-251 and 252. Publication noted fourth canopic was not found.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) South 38 1921: 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