About this object

Canopic jar moulded from pottery in the shape of a human head. Buff ware painted yellow and black. Possibly from Thebes.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Reginald William Proctor-Beauchamp
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1881 before
  • Measurements
    100 mm x 130 mm x 130 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); Reginald William Proctor-Beauchamp ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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