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Canopic jar with a jackal-headed lid

Period: Late Period, Saite
Dynasty: Dynasty 26
Date: 664–525 B.C.
Geography: Possibly from Upper Egypt; Thebes; From Egypt
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions: Jar with Lid: H. .7cm (19 3/16 in.); diam. 22.8 cm (9 in.) Jar: H. 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in.); d. 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.); diam. at base 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); diam. at mouth 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); circ. 70 cm (27 9/16 in.) Lid: H. 22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.); w. 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); d. 19.7 cm (3/4 in.); diam. of foot 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in)
Credit Line: Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number: 30.8.126a, b

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