Canopic jar fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 52

Accession Number

19.2599

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Fragments of a blue faience canopic jar (21.3106); mixed with 19-3-1136 and 19-3-1079.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Neferukekashta). 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