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Canopic jar lid

Very light-brown; face same color; eyes white; black outlines; glazed.

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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

72.1566

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes