Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jar Lid: Imsety
An ancient Egyptian limestone Canopic jar lid carved in the form of one of the four sons of Horus, the human-headed god Imsety, guardian of the liver.
Late Period, ca. 700-30 BC.
The four sons of Horus were charged with preserving the vital organs of the deceased in the Afterlife.
Formerly in a private collection, Gloucestershire, England.