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Lid from a canopic jar

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Duamutef (jackal) lid.

Provenance

Found at Nuri tomb 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.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia

Accession Number

17-4-165

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes