About this object

Canopic jar lid in the form of a human head, wearing a wig. Finely moulded features, painted red and black.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Hastings Museum, 1948
  • Collector
    George Alexander Hoskins
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1863 before
  • Measurements
    100 mm x 110 mm x 110 mm
  • Related people
    Hastings Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner); George Alexander Hoskins ( Collector, previous owner); R H Col Light ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1927-03-03
    How acquired: Donation
    Owned until: 1948
    Disposal method: Donation
  • R H Col Light

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1927-03-03
    Disposal method: Donation
  • George Alexander Hoskins

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1863
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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