Canopic Jar in the Form of a Jackal

 
Culture
Egyptian
Creation date
Materials
limestone
Dimensions
H: 12 1/2 in.
Credit line
Emma Harter Sweetser Fund
Accession number
28.246
Collection
Currently On View In
Leah and Charles Redish Gallery - K312

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

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