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Canopic jar lid

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery, Pit 899, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis and Gifts of Albert M. Lythgoe and Egypt Exploration Fund, by exchange, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.437
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1922, and acquired in the division of finds. Previously museum accession 22.1.202. Deaccessioned 1958, and released. Acquired by the museum at auction Sotheby's, New York, 1982.

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