Image Resources | Currently on View in Leah and Charles Redish Gallery (K312)

canopic jar in the form of a jackal

Egyptian


The jackal (called Duamutef) held the stomach, and was associated with Neith, the goddess of war and hunting.

Egyptian and Near Eastern Art

The jackal (called Duamutef) held the stomach, and was associated with Neith, the goddess of war and hunting.

Object Information

nationality
Egyptian
creation date
664-332 B.C.
materials
limestone
dimensions
H: 12 1/2 in.
accession number
28.246
credit line
Emma Harter Sweetser Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors