ARS HISTORICA ARCHAEOLOGY
Egypt. Late Period. 664-332 B.C. Beautiful limestone jackal-headed canopic jar representing Duamutef, son of Horus, whose function was to contain the stomach of the deceased.The jar has wide, flat base and ovoid body with wide shoulder. One ear missing and half of the other one too. Some loses and erosions in left part of its face. Body of the vase professionally restored in one single fracture line. Otherwise Excellent state of preservation.