About this object

Ceramic canopic jar painted with two columns of hierogylphic text that are now not very clear. Black resinous substance runns down the sides of the jar. Auction sticker on the side with the lot number "293".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 332 BC about
  • 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
    1919 before
  • Measurements
    310 mm x 170 mm
  • Note
    Purchased at auction on 28.6.1919 (Fos.) Lot 293. Ex Wellcome Collection no. 59884.
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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