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Rare Antique Ancient Egyptian 4 Canopic Jars Liver Lungs stomach 1570-1480BC

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Seller: egyptanubis (58) 100%, Location: Cairo, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153100918992 You Are Bidding On Rare Antique Ancient Egyptian 4 Canopic Jars Hammer Stone. since these small Canopic Jars they used to put organs of there birds and some gods also they used to put at grave to protect the mummy of the dead. since we will begin from 1st on right since at right you can see Qebehsenuef which is shown with falcon head which they used to put inside intestines of their birds. also 2nd from right you can see God NephthysDuamutef which is shown with jackal head which they used to put inside stomach of their birds 3rd from right you can see canopic with God Hapi which put inside lungs of their birds. also 4th from right you can see Canopic with head of NeithImsety which was with human head they used to put inside liver of their birds. such canopic jars were made taken to gravd after death after they mummify some of their Gods Heigh: 8 cmWidth:7 cm Canopic jars Canopic jars were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummificaton process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife. They were commonly either carved from limestone or were made of pottery or hammer stone. These jars were used by the ancient Egyptians from the time of the Old Kingdomuntil the time of the Late Period or thePtolemaic Period, by which time the viscera were simply wrapped and placed with the bo The viscera were not kept in a single canopic jar: each jar was reserved for specific organs. Canopic jars of the Old Kingdom were rarely inscribed, and had a plain lid. In the Middle Kingdom inscriptions became more usual, and the lids were often in the form of human heads. By the Nineteenth dynasty each of the four lids depicted one of the four sons ofHorus, as guardians of the organs. The canopic jars were four in number, each for the safekeeping of particular human organs: the stomach, intestines, lungs, and liver, all of which, it was believed, would be needed in the afterlife. There was no jar for the heart: the Egyptians believed it to be the seat of the soul, and so it was left inside the body As it shows from front with heiroglyphic story of dead person that he was living in peace during his life doing good things and hope god protect him after life and take him to heaven also you can see cobra is sculptured on jar to protect it and protect the liver Many sets of jars survive from this period, in alabaster, aragonite, calcareous stone, and blue or green glazed porcelain and green hammer stone The sons of Horus were also the gods of the cardinal compass points. Each god was responsible for protecting a particular organ, and was himself protected by a companion goddess. They were: ×Hapi, the baboon-headed god representing the north, whose jar contained the lungs and was protected by the goddess ×NephthysDuamutef, the jackal-headed god representing the east, whose jar contained the stomach and was protected by the goddess ×NeithImsety, the human-headed god representing the south, whose jar contained the liver and was protected by the goddess Isis ×Qebehsenuef, the falcon-headed god representing the west, whose jar contained the intestines and was protected by the goddess Serqet Paymet- We accept paypal shipment- takes from 14 days or 21 days after shipment may be less- we will ship after 5 days from payment-We ship world wide condition-As you can see in picture returns- we refund you money after you return the peice Condition: As shown At picture, Material: Hammer stone, Provenance: Luxor

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