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Canopic jar of Huy

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 34 cm (13 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1004a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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