Canopic chest of Ukhhotep

Middle Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112

This canopic chest belonged the chief treasurer Ukhhopte, son of Hedjpu. Its exterior decoration matches that of his coffin (12.182.132a, b) and contains inscriptions stating that the deceased is honored by the four sons of Horus.

Canopic chest of Ukhhotep, Wood, paint, copper hook

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