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Canopic jar of Queen Atakhebasken

Inscribed. Alabaster. Horizontal band and three vertical columns hieroglyphs on shoulder. Atakhibasken, Amset. Cover missing. Perfect.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23.744

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes