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Canopic jar with disk lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 4721 A

Accession Number

14.1211

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

One of a set of four uninscribed limestone canopic jars with disk lids. The object number refers to all four jars but only one has been located in the MFA.

Provenance

From Giza tomb 4721 A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition