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.

BUY or BID Sale



Over this summer, we identified objects of interest to include in our Fall 2018 Buy or Bid Sale. To entice you, we reduced prices on select objects. For other objects, we are willing to consider reasonable offers.

We reduced the price of this canopic jar lid from $4,000 to $2,500

You can purchase the item by following the "Purchase" link on this page.

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Inv#: 3285

$2,500

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