Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x diameter: 22.5 x 15.2 cm (8 7/8 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This canopic jar is carved of limestone with well smoothed exterior surfaces. Its sids are slightly convex, accommodating wide shoulders and mouth. There are faint traces of hieroglyphic text painted in black near the top.
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