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).
Intact.

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

$4,000

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