Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Set of canopic jars of “Ahmose, son of Psamtik, Scribe of the Treasury,” with stoppers depicting the four sons of Horus (guardians of the embalmed organs) and magical spells invoking their protection
Egypt
7th–6th century BCE
Alabaster
H: 38 (a); 29 (b); 33 (c); 29-39 (d) cm
Bequest of Joseph Ternbach, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 87.160.0341, 87.160.0344, 87.160.0343, 87.160.0342
 
 


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir