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Canopic jar (Hapy) of Horemakhet

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This canopic jar and lid are part of a complete set (4). They are carved of yellow to white travertine (Egyptian alabaster) with generally horizontal white veining. The sides of the jar are slightly convex, and the overall shape is narrower and less flaring than the other jars of the set to...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7524 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: April 1, 1929)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 664–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height (jar): 22 cm (8 11/16 in.) Height (lid): 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

29.1135a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes