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Human-headed canopic jar of Amenemhat

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 31.7 x 18.4 cm (12 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1589

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Pottery; light red clay, one column of hieroglyphics in black; human head on cover. Good condition.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way