Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jar Lid: Imsety


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.
Height: 3 1/2 in. (9 cm).

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.

Inv#: 3285


Guaranteed Authentic

More Images:



Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 537A West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

212-989-9743   -

Copyright © 2006-2018 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art