Canopic jar of Queen Atakhebasken
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Sudan, Nuri, Pyramid 36 (tomb of Queen Atakhebasken)
Legacy dimension: H. 0.294
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Inscribed. Alabaster. Horizontal band and three vertical columns hieroglyphs on shoulder. Atakhibasken, Amset. Cover missing. Perfect.
From Nuri, pyramid 36 (tomb of Queen Atakhebasken), Rm. A . 1917: 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