Head of god Imsety from canopic jar of King Tanwetamani

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Height: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2801

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 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