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Canopic Jar with Human Head Lid

A work made of calcite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of calcite.

Date:

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

Artist:

Egyptian

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Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Canopic Jar with Human Head Lid

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Calcite

Dimensions

a (jar): 26.6 × 18.4 × 17.7 cm (10 1/5 × 7 ¼ × 7 in) b (lid): 10.7 × 12 × 12.7 cm (4 ¼ × 4 ¾ × 5 in)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1894.360a-b

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