London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN BLUE-GLAZED COMPOSITION CANOPIC JAR
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 1016-712 B.C.
The cylindrical jar bearing, in purple glaze, a column of hieroglyphs identifying Hapy as the protector of the deceased's lungs, with convex limestone disc lid, with late hieratic inscription; and a turquoise-green glazed composition canopic jar, the slightly tapering cylindrical jar with vertical panel of hieroglyphs in dark purple glaze, identifying Duamutef as the protector of the deceased's stomach, Third Intermediate Period, (1016-712 B.C.), both with presentation cases
9 in. (23 cm.) and 8 in. (20 cm.) high respectively (2)
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