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Canopic jar

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Blue-green faience canopic jar with a lid in the shape of the jackal-headed god Duamutef, 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 the...

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Provenance

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.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 22.4 x 16.6 x 7.6cm (8 13/16 x 6 9/16 x 3in.)

Accession Number

48.1287a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience (Egyptian)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes