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Canopic jar of King Karkamani

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Nuri, Pyr. VII, tomb of Karkamani

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.319

Accession Number

23.740

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Alabaster canopic jar. Rectangular block hieroglyphs on shoulder of Karkamani. Cover missing. Perfect. Cover currently on top of teh vessel is Duamutef the jackal, but this was not the original cover.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 7 (tomb of Karkamani). 1917: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