This lid to a canopic jar is carved of light-colored travertine (Egyptian alabaster). Details of the wig are rendered by incision, while facial details are modeled and accented with black paint, especially the eyes and brows.
By 1962: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt collection; 1962: given to the MFA by Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. (Accession Date: May 22, 1905)
Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt