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Fragments of a canopic jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Nuri, 4

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.5 x 15.3 cm (4 1/2 x 6 in.) Height x length: 18.6 x 10.6 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-128

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Many pieces of a canopic jar.

Provenance

Found at Nuri 4. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition