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Canopic Jar with Human Head Lid

A work made of stone.
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Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (about 1985–1773 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Canopic Jar with Human Head Lid

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Stone

Dimensions

a (jar): 24.7 × 17.3 × 17.7 cm (9 ¾ × 7 × 7 in) b (lid): 10.1 × 12 × 11.4 cm (4 × 4 ¾ × 4 1/5 in)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Robert H. Fleming, Norman W. Harris, and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.361a-b

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