<em>Canopic Jar Lid</em>, ca. 1390-1185 B.C.E. Wood, 5 5/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 11/16 in. (13.5 x 15 x 14.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.35_erg456.jpg)

Canopic Jar Lid

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1390-1185 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 5/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 11/16 in. (13.5 x 15 x 14.5 cm)


Museum Location: Shelf E of closet 3MZK10

Accession Number: 86.226.35

Image: CUR.86.226.35_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One wooden head of a man from a canopic jar representing Amset. Wearing smooth shoulder length wig leaving pierced ears exposed. Elongated eyes and narrow brows formerly inlaid. Nose and mouth finely formed. Originally painted. The remains of wig stripes, horizontal at top and falling vertically on sides. Condition: Face very good. Gesso (?) in interior. Wood separation and cracks in several places. Chips gone from right cheek. Two parts gone front left and right front wig.

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