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Limestone canopic jar and lid; complete, mouth and sides damaged. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-6-1
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7530-7540: pit G 7530 A, debris of canopic pit (jar found in canopic pit, lid found in debris of chamber near sarcophagus)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: lid: 2 cm; jar: 24.8 cm Diameter: lid base: 10.1 cm; lid top: 12 cm; jar mouth: 10 - 12.7 cm; jar max: 15 cm; jar base: 9.5 cm x 10 cm Thickness: jar: 1.5 cm Depth: jar: 21.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1551.1-4
  • Date of Register Entry
    06/05/1927
  • Remarks
    MFA 27.1551.1-4 (four canopic jars and lids): 26-6-1 = jar .1, 27-6-2 = jar .2, 27-6-3 = jar .3, 27-6-4 = jar .4
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows, and William Kelly Simpson. The Mastaba of Queen Mersyankh III (G 7530-7540). Giza Mastabas 1. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1974, p. 23, fig. 16a.

Photos 2