<em>Canopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Baboon)</em>, 664-404 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 3/4 x Diam. 4 3/4 in. (24.8 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.897Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.897Ea-b_front_PS1.jpg)

Canopic Jar and Lid (Depicting a Baboon)

Medium: Limestone

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Dates:664-404 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 3/4 x Diam. 4 3/4 in. (24.8 x 12.1 cm)

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Accession Number: 37.897Ea-b

Image: 37.897Ea-b_front_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone canopic jar (b) with (a) ape-headed stopper (Hapy). The carving of the head of this deity is more detailed than that of the other stoppers in this set of jars (37.894E-897E). This, plus the fact that the stopper is large and overlaps the vessel raises the question as to whether the lid was originally made for this vessel. An inscription in four columns, framed within a rectangular panel, is incised upon the vessel. The owner’s name was Hor. Condition: One large chip has been taken from the stopper just below the baboon’s chin. Some black paint remains in the eyes.

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