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Canopic jar lid, Senimen

New Kingdom
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senimen (TT 252), MMA excavations, 1935–36
Pottery, Marl A4, paint
H. 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Diam. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Diam. of rim 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
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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