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Cover of a canopic jar

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyr. IV A-B.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.173

Accession Number

21.2795

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Alabaster cover from a canopic jar of Duamutef the jackal; Tips of ears chipped, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 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