Canopic Chest of Khonsu

Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty: Dynasty 19
Reign: reign of Ramesses II
Date: ca. 1304–1237 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations, 1885–86
Medium: Wood, gesso, paint, varnish
Dimensions: Overall h. 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in); w. 48.2 cm (19 in); d. 55.4 cm (21 13/16 in) Lid: w. 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in); d. 43.5 cm (17.1/8 in)
Credit Line: Funds from various donors, 1886
Accession Number: 86.1.3a, b

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