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Fragment of a canopic jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5

Dimensions

10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-61

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Fragment from the shoulder of a canopic jar.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5. 1915: 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