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Lid from a canopic jar

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Lid from a canopic jar, face bashed. This object has been mislabelled with the number 26-3-155. It is actually 26-3-156.

Provenance

Found at Giza, G 7141 Roman Room. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

26-3-156

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes