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Canopic jar: E.S.13

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Carved stone canopic jar in the shape of the jacket-headed God. The incised hieroglyphics on the front of the jar were filled with blue pigment.

Shallow fine tool marks visible across surface.

Canopic jar, inscribed for Sitamun, jackal head lid

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  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by ?

Components of the work

Lid: Depth 15.3 cm Height 18 cm Width 15 cm
Jar: Diameter 17.2 cm Height 27.6 cm
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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.S.13
Primary reference Number: 64644
Oldadmincategory: S
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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