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Canopic jar with lid representing Qebehsenuef
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties XXI–XXV 1069 BCE-664 BCE

Medium
limestone
Measurements
(a-b) 24.5 × 10.5 × 9.9 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
3.a-b-D1A
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by James E. Sherrard Esq., 1881
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Jar with a wide, flat base and an ovoid body with broad shoulder. The jar is solid except for a shallow cavity below the lid. The lid is falcon headed with features roughly carved out. It represents the god Qebehsenuef, one of the four sons of Horus. The top of the nose and the brow are chipped.