About this object

Pottery canopic jar lid in the form of a human head. Moulded facial details including long beard with curled end. Nose is chipped. Red ware with painted blue wig which is now not very visible.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1300 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1917 before
  • Measurements
    104 mm x 139 mm
  • Note
    There is a note this was used in a mobile exhibtion July 1984 - 6 August 1985
  • Related people
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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