About this object

Canopic jar containing some remains of strong smelling black coloured resinous material.

Diameter of the base is 116 mm. Depth of interior is 146mm.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Limestone; Resin
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    238 mm x 175 mm
  • Note
    Round auction sticker on the side: 395/6.
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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