CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

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Product Number:52793

Size:

13" x 8"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Carved limestone canopic jar with Qebehsenuef, the falcon-headed son of Horus and protector of the intestines on the stopper. Incised hieroglyphs on the front including birds, a duck and a beetle. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. Very large and beautiful. 18th Dynasty.

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