Canopus vase cover

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.8066b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Canopic vase. (A) Amphora-shaped body; yellowish clay.
(B) Cover modeled in form of head; darker clay.
A piece missing from the crown.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund