CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

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Product Number:53093

Size:

10" x 5"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Carved brown limestone canopic jar with Hapy, the baboon headed son of Horus and protector of the lungs on the stopper. Incised hieroglyphs including birds, an Ankh and the sun God Ra holding an Ankh on the front. 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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