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Canopic jar lid with head of Hapy

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El Kurru, Pyramid IV, A-B

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.2800

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Alabaster. Perfect. Found with incomplete Canopic Jar 21.2810.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Pyr. IV A-B. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition