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Canopic jar cover

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyr. XVI, tomb of Tanwetamani

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.123

Accession Number

21.2798

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Alabaster cover of a canopic jar of Qebehsenuef the Falcon; poor quality. Top of beak missing, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition