Jackal-Headed Cover of Canopic Jar
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-332 B.C.E.
Late Period or Third Intermediate Period
4 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 5 in. (11.7 x 13.2 x 12.7 cm)
Other (Plug): 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Jackal-Headed Cover of Canopic Jar, ca. 1075-332 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 4 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 5 in. (11.7 x 13.2 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1905E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1905E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.1905E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Limestone stopper for a canopic jar in the form of a jackal's head (Duamutef). The details of the eyes and brows are heightened with black pained outlines. In the space on the front of the neck, between the two lappets of the wig, there is painted in blue. The plug is rather short.
Condition: chipped and dirty.
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