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TWO EGYPTIAN ALABASTER CANOPIC JARS
PROPERTY FROM A PALM BEACH COLLECTION
TWO EGYPTIAN ALABASTER CANOPIC JARS

MIDDLE KINGDOM, 12TH DYNASTY, 1985-1773 B.C.

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TWO EGYPTIAN ALABASTER CANOPIC JARS
MIDDLE KINGDOM, 12TH DYNASTY, 1985-1773 B.C.
Each with rounded shoulders tapering to a flat base, the lid in the form of the human-headed Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, each oval face with heavy upper lids, a broad nose, thick lips and prominent ears
Each: 13¾ in. (25 cm.) high
Provenance
Said to be found in Dahshur in 1896.
Alice Tully (1902-1993), New York.
French Furniture, European Works of Art and Porcelain from the Collection of Alice Tully; Christie’s, New York, 26-28 October 1994, lots 44 and 45.

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