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Canopic jar: E.217a.1900

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Description

Canopic jar, detailed in black ink. Found in Tomb E11. The heads of the jars represent the four sons of Horus.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1900) by Egyptian Research Account

Dating

26th Dynasty
-664 BCE - -525 BCE

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Drilled

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Accession number: E.217a.1900
Primary reference Number: 50233
Oldadmincategory: S
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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