Two Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jars and Two Egyptian Canopic Jar Lids of Hapy

SKU: MS.0074

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Third Intermediate - Late Period, c. 1069-332 BC
Dimensions: 23.7cm, 20cm, 11.5cm and 10.8cm high
Medium: Limestone

The jars of ovoid form with flattened rim and base, the shorter with a panel of four vertical bands of text in black on the front, naming the canopic deity, Duamutef, and asking for protection for the deceased, named Hor; the lids in the form of the baboon-headed god Hapy, one of marble and one of limestone, each with carved eyebrows and pronounced snout.

Larger canopic jar: Private collection, UK. Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 26 April 2001, lot 165. Smaller canopic jar: Louis Myers collection. Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 30th April 1996, lot 253. Limestone lid: Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 26 April 2001, lot 165. Marble lid: Gottfried and Helga Hertel collection, Cologne, acquired in the 1970s.

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Two Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jars and Two Egyptian Canopic Jar Lids of Hapy

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