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Fragment of a canopic

Three fragments of a canopic of Tarwtamun, joined together, preserving an inscription.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 16; 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 23.5 x 11.3 cm (9 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2224

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes