Canopic Jar - Egyptian

Canopic Jar - Egyptian

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12" x 6 1/2"


663-525 BC
Carved limestone canopic jar with the head of Imsety, the human headed son of Horus and protector of the liver, on the stopper. Five rows of incised hieroglyphs on the front and a border around the top. Carved linear and geometric designs on the stopper. Traces of light green. 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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