Fragment of a canopic jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Nuri, 7

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.9 x 14.9 cm (3 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.) Height x length: 3.9 x 8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-292

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

One piece of a canopic jar. As of 8/15/13 there are two fragments in this bag which do not come from the same vessel; according to the excavation record this number should only be assigned to the larger fragment.

Provenance

Found at Nuri 7. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition