Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head

Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Akhenaten
Date: ca. 1349–1336 B.C. or shortly thereafter
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb KV 55, Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), blue glass, obsidian, unidentified stone
Dimensions: Jar with lid: H. 53.2 cm (20 15/16 in.) Lid: H. 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in); diam. 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in) Jar only: H. 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); diam. 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1907 (07.226.1) Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.54)
Accession Number: 30.8.54

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