Canopic jars and lids
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7249 A
1. Height x diameter: 25.2 cm x 14.5 cm (with lid) 2. Height x diameter: 24.5 cm x 14.3 cm (with lid) 3. Height x diameter: 25.0 cm x 14.8 cm (with lid) 4. Height x diameter: 25.0 cm x 15.0 cm (no lid)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018
Four straight sided canoic jars with flat bases and convex lids.
From Giza, tomb G 7249 A. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition