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Canopic jar with falcon head

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 30?
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Cemetery D, Tomb D33, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1900
Medium:
Pottery, red paint
Dimensions:
H. 16.4 × Dia. 9.7 cm (6 7/16 × 3 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Accession Number:
00.4.8a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900. Received by the EEF in the division of finds and transferred to the Metropolitan Museum for its contribution to the excavations, 1900.

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