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Fragments of a canopic jar

Many pieces of a canopic jar. Stored in 2 bags.


Found at Nuri 35. 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 Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia


Height x length: 12 x 11.6 cm (4 3/4 x 4 9/16 in.) Height x length: 14.4 x 11.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Height x length: 12 x 9.1 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes