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Canopic jar of Perneb

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5
Reign:
reign of Isesi–Unis
Date:
ca. 2381–2323 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.); diam: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1914
Accession Number:
14.7.18a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 100
From Saqqara, purchased from the Egyptian government, 1914.

Lythgoe, Albert M. and Caroline Ransom 1916. The Tomb of Perneb. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 22.

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