Canopic Jar Inscribed for Neferi
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
- From Egypt; Said to be from Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis)
- Pottery, Nile B, red ochre wash, paint
- Overall H. 40 cm (15 3/4 in.). Jar only: H. 28 cm (11 in.); Diam. 23 cm (9 1/16 in.). Lid only: H. 11.4 (4 1/2 in.); Diam. 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1911
- Accession Number:
- 11.150.43a, b
The inscriptions on each of Neferi's four canopic jars invoke one of the Four Sons of Horus, the funerary deities who protected four the internal organs that were removed during mummification. This jar invokes Imseti who protected the liver.