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Canopic Jar Inscribed for Imsety, with human headed lid

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Canopic Jar Inscribed for Imsety, with human headed lid
  • Date Created: ca. 712–332 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: Jar and Lid: H. 31 cm (12 3/16 in.); diam. 13 cm (5 1/8 in.) Jar: H. 21.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); d. 21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.); diam. at base 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.); diam. at mouth 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.); circ. 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.) Lid: H. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); diam. 10.2 cm (4 in.) (lid has no foot, just rests on jar)
  • Type: Canopic jar, Imsety, Osiris
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/571610
  • Medium: Faience
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Late Period

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