Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x diameter: 22.8 x 13 cm (9 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This canopic jar is carved of limestone with well smoothed exterior surfaces. It has a fairly narrow base with sides flaring to distinct, high shoulders. No traces of applied hieroglyphic text are evident. The interior is narrow and shoallow. There is an irregular spot on the side.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way