Canopic Jar Fragment card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Canopic Jar Fragment


Currently not on display


Fragment of an Egyptian alabaster canopic jar, inscribed with two columns of finely carved hieroglyphs containing the cartouche of King Psamtek. Underside marked in ink "Saqqarah 1893" and in pencil (?) "Saite". Auction label and collector's labels stuck to the surface. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, surface dirt, label adhered to surface. Ex Frederick George Hilton Price collection, sold at Sotheby's, London, 12-17 July 1911.