Canopic Jar with an Image Representing the Hieroglyph for Face

Pottery, paint | 12.8in | c. 1550-1450 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The lid of this canopic jar is decorated with a human face styled after the traditional form of the hieroglyph "hr," the word for face in ancient Egyptian.

Credit: Purchase, Gift of Henry Walters, by exchange, 2008
Object: 2008.32a, b

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