Set of canopic jars

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of largest jar): 28.8 x 17.3 cm (11 5/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1943a-d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Set of four canopic jars with convex lids. From Giza; G 4733E Chamber G 14 Pot 15 February 1914 Imp. 485. ((Note by Dyn. V notes “Sealing of Neferafra or Isesy))

Provenance

From Giza; G 4733E chamber G 14. February, 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