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model / canopic jar

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Painted sycomore fig wood dummy canopic jar; head of Hapy; column of Hieroglyphic text.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 28 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

  • Curator's comments

    W. Seipel, Ägypten Vol. 1, Linz 1989, pp.190-191 [157a-d].
    S. Walker and M. Bierbrier, Fayum. Misteriosi volti dall'Egitto, London 1997, p. 48 [13].

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    1997 22 Oct-1998 30 Apr, Italy, Rome, Fondaione Memmo, Ancient Faces
    2012 July - September, Japan, Tokyo, Mori museum, The Book of the Dead: Journey Through the Afterlife
    2012 October - November, Japan, Fukuoka Museum of Art, The Book of the Dead
    2013 May - September, Australia, Perth, Western Australian Museum, The Book of the Dead

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • BS.9563 (Birch Slip Number)
COMPASS Image Caption: Canopic jars for storing the organs


COMPASS Image Caption: Canopic jars for storing the organs

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