Canopic Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Canopic Jar


Currently not on display


Canopic jar containing some remains of strong smelling black coloured resinous material. Smooth outer surface, with a few scratches. Two numbered stickers at top of jar - one "395/6" other "...82". Diameter of the base is 116 mm. Depth of interior is 146mm. Fits with jackal-headed jar no. 1973.2.348. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 59883: Limestone Jackal-headed, Qebsennuf 14 1/2 in. x 6 1/2 in. diameter. Egyptian XXIIIrd Dynasty; Purchased by at Sotheby's, London, (Bethell Sale) 15-17 December 1924, lot 395 ("three limestone canopic jars with heads of Hapi, Duamutef and Qebsennef").