CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

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Product Number:53096

Size:

11" x 6"

Date:

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