11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER CANOPIC JAR LID
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.
Depicting human-headed Imsety with a round face, the small hieroglyphic eyes with extending cosmetic lines and corresponding brows, wearing a striated wig and short chin beard
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner in the 1960s.
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