Canopic Jar Lid

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A travertine canopic jar lid depicting the falcon-headed god Qebehsenuef. The details of the eyes have been added in black ink. The head is mounted on a modern wooden plinth. It dates to the Twenty-sixth Dynasty (c. 664–525 BC). The object was purchased at auction in 1922 by Sir Henry Wellcome.


Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 143]

Last modified: 27 Nov 2023

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