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Canopic jar

Red sand stone miniature canopic jar, incised inscription. Like 21-2-207 and 252. Publication noted fourth canopic was not found.

Provenance

From Nuri (Sudan), tomb Nu. 38: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Queen Akheqa reign of King Aramatelqo, 568–555 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

8.5 x 8.1 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12069

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes