Canopic Jar & Lid, Alabaster

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Specimen Count
2
From NMNH Exhibit Hall "Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt" label for this artifact, 2011: Canopic jar, c. 400-200 BC. Container held mummified organs needed for the deceased’s immortal body. Baboon-headed Hapy crowns the jar for lungs.
Record Last Modified
2 Dec 2015
Accession Date
1936-Mar-03
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Accession Number
138216
USNM Number
A377361-0
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Donor Name
Dr. Henry S. Washington
Topic
Archaeology
Place
Egypt, Africa
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Object Type
Canopic Jar