<em>Canopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Human)</em>, 664-404 B.C.E. Limestone, 10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm) high x 4 1.2 in. (11.4 cm) diameter. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.896Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.896Ea-b_front_PS1.jpg)

Canopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Human)

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-404 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm) high x 4 1.2 in. (11.4 cm) diameter



Accession Number: 37.896Ea-b

Image: 37.896Ea-b_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One limestone canopic jar (b) with human-headed stopper (a). The face is crudely modeled: the eyes are long and tilted. Belonging to a man named Hor, the vessel is decorated with a four column inscription framed within a rectangular panel. Frame and text are incised. Condition: Some black paint remains on the pupils, otherwise all the rest of the coloring is lost. Quite a number of calcareous deposits are found on the jar (b). Found with 37.894E-95E and 37.897E.

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