Canopic Chest of Sitre
- Late Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
- Dynasty 13–17
- ca. 1700–1550 B.C.
- From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Gebelein (Krokodilopolis), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations, 1885–86
- wood, paint
- H. 42 cm (16 9/16 in); w. 40 cm (15 3/4 in); d. 36 cm (14 3/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Funds from various donors, 1886
- Accession Number:
- 86.1.46a, b
Canopic chest of the House Mistress Sitra. The box is divided into four compartments which contain bundles of linen-wrapped viscera, the internal organs removed during mummification. The lid is inscribed with an invocation to the god Osiris.