Canopic jar of King Taharqa
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa)
Legacy dimension: H. 0.360
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster canopic jar (the falcon god Qebehsenuef). Horizontal band and three vertical columns hieroglyphs. Cover missing. Chipped. Surface slightly decayed. Belonged to Taharqa.
From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition