Canopic Jar Lid

Date: New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1295 BC
Maker: Egyptian
Dimensions: 3 3/8 H
Size: 3 ½ H x 4 ¼ W
Materials: Ceramic and pigment
Credit: Gift of Heinrich Medicus
Accession Number: 2013.1.3
In the Middle and early New Kingdoms, canopic jars had four human heads and were made from a wide variety of materials including pottery, faience, and stone.