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Fragment of a canopic jar

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One piece of a canopic jar. As of 8/15/13 there are two fragments in this bag which do not come from the same vessel; according to the excavation record this number should only be assigned to the larger fragment.

Provenance

Found at Nuri 7. 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 Karkamani, 519–510 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.9 x 14.9 cm (3 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.) Height x length: 3.9 x 8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-292

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes