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Canopic jar of Pasheri-en-aset

Canopic jar of Pasheri-en-aset
The vase, tapering towards the base, has a lid which is not relevant because in the engraved inscription on the vase the human - head tutelar genius Imset is mentioned, while the lid has the head of a baboon and therefore represents the tutelar genius Hapi. On the body of the vase four columns of hieroglyphics, filled in a box; are engraved: the text contains, in addition to the name of the deceased accompanied by a matronymic, a formula of protection for the contents of the jar, identified with the god Imset.

“1 - Words said by Isis: I destroy the enemy and give

2 – the protection to protect Imset who is in

3 – me. The protection of the Osiris, prophet of Imen, priest ur-a, priest of Selkis, Pasheri-en-aset

4 - conceived by Mutirdies. The protection of Imset. The Osiris Pasheri-en-aset is Imset.”

The hieroglyphs are carved with care and filled with black

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 187
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Purchased by Francesco castiglioni in 1830
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:


  Definizione: Canopic jar
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
  Title or subject: Canopic jar of Pasherienaset
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Saitic Period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Alabaster
  Height: 34
  Diameter: 9
  Varie: Alabaster; height 34 cm with the lid, diameter of the mouth 9 cm
  Bibliography: 1964, Botti G. “I cimeli egizi del Museo di Antichità di Parma” in Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere “La Colombara”, vol. IX, Firenze, p. 118 (cat. 190), tav. XXVIII