CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

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Product Number:46043

Size:

10 1/2" x 6 1/4"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Large, carved brown limestone canopic jar with Hapy, the baboon headed son of Horus and protector of the lungs, on the stopper. Three rows of incised hieroglyphs on the front and carved details on the stopper. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 18th Dynasty.

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