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Canopic jar lid, Senimen

Period:
New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senimen (TT 252), MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Pottery, Marl A4, paint
Dimensions:
H. 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Diam. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Diam. of rim 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.333a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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