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Canopus vase cover

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Canopic vase. (A) Amphora-shaped body; yellowish clay. (B) Cover modeled in form of head; darker clay. A piece missing from the crown.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.8066b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels