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Fragments of a canopic jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Nuri, 35

Dimensions

Height x length: 12 x 11.6 cm (4 3/4 x 4 9/16 in.) Height x length: 14.4 x 11.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Height x length: 12 x 9.1 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-167

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Many pieces of a canopic jar. Stored in 2 bags.

Provenance

Found at Nuri 35. 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