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Fragments of a canopic jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 4

Dimensions

Legacy: 19 x 17.8 x 13.6 cm (7 1/2 x 7 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-123

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Fragments of a canopic jar (some more worn than others). Cut down? Irregular in thickness.

Provenance

Found at Nuri 4. 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