About this object

Canopic jar lid in the form of a jackal. Crude carving. Underneath there is plaster material that may be part of when the lid was sealed to the jar. Tips of ears chipped off.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    20th Century early
  • Measurements
    130 mm x 125 mm x 125 mm
  • Note
    Ex Sir Henry Wellcome collection; 20 written in pencil on the base.
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

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