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Canopic Jar Lid

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Date: ca. 2030-1640 BCE
Medium: pottery and pigment
Overall: 4 x 4 1/8 in. (10.2 x 10.5 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Museum purchase through funds from Andrew J. Sordoni
Object number: 58.105.003
DescriptionCanopic jars held the mummified remains of the liver, lungs, stomach, and intestines. The earliest jars, like this one, had lids in the form of a human face.
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