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Clay canopic jar head: E.40.1921

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Titles

Clay canopic jar head

Description

Canopic jar, with human headed lid, inscribed

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.3 cm
Length: 43.5 cm

Find spot

  • Sedment Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
-1479 - -1351

Materials used in production

clay Ceramic

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.40.1921
Primary reference Number: 52058
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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