CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

CANOPIC JAR - Egyptian

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Product Number:53410

Size:

16" x 6"

Date:

663-525 BC
Large brown limestone canopic jar with the head of Duamutef, the jackal headed son of Horus and protector of the stomach, on the stopper. Hieroglyphs 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. 26th Dynasty.

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