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Egypt Picture - Canopic Jar from the Tomb of Psusennes


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Canopic Jar from the Tomb of Psusennes


JE 85915 (CG 42163) Cairo Antiquity Museum


Material: Calcite (Egyptian Alabaster)
Size: Height 41 cm
Location: Tanis, Tomb of Psusennes I
Excavation: Pierre Montet's Excavations of 1940
Period: 21st Dynasty Reign of Psusennes I (1040-992 BC)

This canopic jar, along with others, were part of the finds from the intact burial chamber of Psusennes I.

Canopic Jar from the Tomb of Psusennes

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