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Canopic jar: E.217c.1900

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Current Location: Gallery 19

Description

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

Find spot

  • El-Arabeh (Abydos) Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Twenty-sixth Dynasty
-664 - -525

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.217c.1900
Primary reference Number: 50235
Oldadmincategory: S
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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