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Canopic Jar of Ruiu

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Ruiu (IV), inside canopic box, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery, Marl B, paint
Dimensions:
H. 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.). Lid: H. 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Diam. 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); Diam. of rim 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.). Jar: H. 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.35a, b
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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