Head of the god Imsety from canopic jar of King Atlanersa
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 20
Height: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994
Lid from a canopic jar, in the form of the human-headed god Imsety; face slightly battered.
From Pyramid 20 at Nuri. 1917: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1917; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition