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Canopic jar

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Complete canopic jar, no lid.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, Pyramid 5 (tomb of Malonaqen). 1917: 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 Malonaqen, 555–542 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia

Accession Number

17-2-273

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes