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Fragments of a canopic jar

Many pieces of a canopic jar.


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.


Nuri, Nubia


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


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes