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Canopic jar lid in form of falcon head

1200–715 B.C.

Limestone

4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1920.26.23
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Late New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1920. N.B. In Addition to the lids illustrated here, the Yale Art Gallery acquired one complete jar and fragments of the other three jars in this set. The jars have the group acc. no. 1920.26.22.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 117–18, no. 66A, ill.

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