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Canopic jar with conical lid

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1859–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Imhotep, Tomb 5111, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Yellow limestone
Dimensions:
H. 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1914
Accession Number:
14.3.60
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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