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Canopic Jar with Cover

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 37.1899Ea: 9 7/16 x diam. 6 7/8 in. (24 x 17.5 cm) 37.1899Eb: 2 15/16 x diam. 4 7/16 in. (7.5 x 11.2 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1899Ea-b
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Canopic jar (a) and lid (b). The lid is in the form of a cynocephalus ape's head. On the vessel is a three column inscription within a rectangular frame. The inscription is executed in incised lines and plain-incised reliefs Condition: Dirty, dirty inside, black stains on both interior and exterior, some chips.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Canopic Jar with Cover, 664–332 B.C.E. Limestone, 37.1899Ea: 9 7/16 x diam. 6 7/8 in. (24 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1899Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1899Ea-b_NegA_SL4.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, unedited master file, 37.1899Ea-b_NegA_SL4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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