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Canopic Jar

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Object Number:E14227A
Current Location: Sphinx Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 260
Period: Nineteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: ca. 1250 BCE
Early Date: -1275
Late Date: -1225
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Iconography:Duamutef
Jackal Head
Height: 29.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Canopic jar with jackal head representing Duamutef, one of the sons of Horus, guardian of the stomach. Blue Faience. Property of Songstress of Herishef, Hathor.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Main Entrance Hall (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fishman, Bernard, and O'Connor, David B., and Silverman, David P., and Fleming, Stuart J. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 24/15View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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