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Canopic jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, Queen Akheqa reign of King Aramatelqo
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. S. 38

Dimensions

7.8 x 7.7 cm (3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12070

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Red sand stone miniature canopic jar, incised inscription. Like 21-2-207 and 251. Publication noted fourth canopic was not found.

Provenance

From Nuri (Sudan), tomb Nu. 38: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition