CANOPIC JARS - Egyptian

CANOPIC JARS - Egyptian

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Product Number:47228

Size:

7 3/4" x 3 1/4"

Date:

663-525 BC
Carved limestone canopic jar with Duamutef, the jackal headed son of Horus and protector of the stomach, on the removable stopper, with six rows of vertical incised hieroglyphs on the front. Traces of dark red, orange and black. Dirt patina. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 26th Dynasty.

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