Base of a stone canopic jar



Accession Number
EC380
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Canopic jar
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Measurements
Vessel. Height: 118mm | Diameter: 123 Complete jar. Height: 214mm | Diameter: 123mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Stone canopic jar base. 115cm high and 11cm diameter. Remnants of painted decoration.

Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 04 Nov 1919, Lot 415
Auction Details
Canopic jar and cover with head of Mestha, the man headed god, on cover; also an ancient inscribed brick with royal cartouche.
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 04 Dec 2021

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