Rare Antique Ancient Egyptian 4 Canopic Jars Horus Sons Canopic Jars Old Egypt. Height : 6.7 inches (17 cm).
Width: 2.4 inches (6 cm). Ritual, covered vessel of wood, stone, pottery, or faience in which was buried the embalmed viscera removed from a body during the process of.The earliest canopic jars, which came into use during the Old Kingdom. , had plain lids, but during the Middle Kingdom. The jars were decorated with sculpted human heads; from the 19th. , the heads represented the four sons of the god. (jackal-headed Duamutef, falcon-headed Qebehsenuf, human-headed Imset, and baboon-headed Hapy).
From the 21st to the 25th dynasty 1075-664. , the practice began of returning the embalmed viscera to the body, prompting the appearance of "dummy" canopic jars, vessels in the shape of images of the sons of Horus but with no interior cavity.
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