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Canopic jar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Pottery, Nile B, slip (headdress), paint
Dimensions:
Overall H. 34 cm (13 3/8 in.). Lid: H. 12.7 cm (5 in.); Diam. 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Diam. of rim 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Foulds, 1925
Accession Number:
25.7.38a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Purchased by the Museum in Luxor with donor funds, 1924-25 season.

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