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Blue-green faience canopic jar with a lid in the shape of the falcon-headed god Qebehsenuef, one of the Four Sons of Horus. On the front of the jar is a rectangular panel depicting the owner worshipping Osiris, painted in black. On the shoulder of the jar, a design of lotus petals radiates from...

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By date unknown: with Dikran G. Kelekian (1868-1951); by 1948: Mrs. J.D. Cameron Bradley collection, Southboro, MA; 1948: given to the MFA by Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley in memory of her mother, Mrs. J. Montgomery Sears

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.


Height (lid): 8cm (3 1/8in.) height x width (jar body only): 22 x 16.3cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Faience (Egyptian)


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes