Egyptian alabaster canopic lid of ImsetyE106
A large alabaster canopic jar lid decorated with the head of Imsety, the human-headed god and guardian of the liver.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
10.5 x 11.8 cms, c. 14cms including cement around the base
General wear and minor chipping as seen in the photographs. Mounted into a crude cement base which was previously attached to an exterior brick wall.
Ex. private collection, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK; acquired in the late 19th or early 20th Century and subsequently used as a garden ornament.