Canopic jar

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7632, pit A, A III

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 15.2 cm (12 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2449

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone canopic jar with lid in form of head of Tamutef. Original identification as having head of Anubis corrected to read head of Tamutef.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7632, pit A, A III. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition