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Canopic jar of Taharqa

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid I, tomb of Taharqa

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.361

Accession Number

23.739

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Alabaster canopic jar of Hapy the Baboon. Horizontal band and three vertical columns hieroglyphs. Cover missing. Surface slightly decayed. Belonged to Taharqa.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: 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