Canopic Jar Lid card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Canopic Jar Lid


Currently not on display


Canopic jar lid in the form of a baboon. It is made of limestone and has a detailed face. The surface is pitted and has some pen smudges. Sticker on top of head, and underside of lid, recording lot number 1515 from auction and Wellcome collection information. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.17321; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection), Lot 1515.