Canopic jar of Taharqa
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 1
Height x diameter: 36.1 x 15 cm (14 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragments of an alabaster canopic jar bearing the cartouche of Taharqa and inscriptions.
From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 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 the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition