Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x diameter: 22.5 x 12.7 cm (8 7/8 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This canopic jar is carved of limestone with well smoothed exterior surfaces and a narrow but deeply carved interior. No hieroglyphic text is evident.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way