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Fragments of a canopic jar

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

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

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x length: 9.5 x 6.6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.) Height x length: 8.5 x 5.8 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-130

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes