Lid of a canopic jar

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .101 H. .104 D.

Accession Number

72.629

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Stone; light color; fine grain; ape’s head (Hapy); eyes outlined in black; perfect 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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way