An Egyptian banded alabaster canopic jar
Lot 42*
An Egyptian banded alabaster canopic jar
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,303) inc. premium
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An Egyptian banded alabaster canopic jar
Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C.
With sloping sides, the rectangular panel of text composed of four columns of hieroglyphs, 'words spoken by Selket' "For your Ka, binding on protection every day, providing the safety of Qebehsenuef which is inside protecting the Osiris Pa-di-hor-sma-tawy. It is the protection of Qebehsenuef," 10in (25.4cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    Joseph Klein Collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.
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