Perspectives Art Explained

Uncovering the mysteries of an Ancient Egyptian canopic jar

Feb 27, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It seems to me that aesthetically this goes well beyond meeting the need of surviving into the afterlife."

Curator Janice Kamrin on an Egyptian canopic jar.

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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Eileen Travell

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