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Statue Fragment (uncertain)

Canopic Jar Lid (uncertain)

Object Number:29-75-441
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal Strip 100E
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292-1190 BCE
Early Date: -1292
Late Date: -1190
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Male Head
Youth
Height: 12.7 cm
Width: 15.2 cm
Depth: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M2664 - Field No SF

Description

Calcite head of a youth which may have served as the lid of a canopic jar. The figure has a sidelock of youth and almond shaped eyes which were originally inlaid, but are now lost.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 246-47View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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