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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE CANOPIC JAR
A finely carved, complete falcon-headed canopic jar, depicting Qebehsenuef, who was the protector of the intestines. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. Head or stopper measures 4 1/4 inches high. Jar measures 7 1/2 inches high. Total height measures 11 1/8 inches. Remains of color. Small chip on rim and side of jar. Else, intact. Ex. P.A. collection, a UN diplomat, acquired in Egypt in 1970.


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