Royal Woman

Image Information: Canopic Jar with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman's Head , ca. 1349-1336 B.C.E. or shortly after; Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten; New Kingdom. Egyptian; Western Thebes. Alabaster with glass and stone inlays; H. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm). Jar (07.226.1) Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1907, Lid (30.8.54) Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915 (30.8.54 / 07.226.1). Weblink: Metropolitan Museum of Art Online.
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Modern Languages / Anthropology 3043: Folklore & Mythology. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. You must give the original author credit. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under a license identical to this one.
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