About this object

Plain limestone canopic jar (no lid). Marked with the incorrect accession number 1973.2.350 which has been crossed out and amended with correct number. Note inside the jar says it is from Stevens sale, lot 293 (12.11.07?).

Pitted all over surface, chip on inside of top rim. Black ink stains on outer surface.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • 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
    300 mm x 180 mm x 180 mm
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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