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4 Ancient Egyptian Canopic Jars (990–969 Bc)

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Category : Antiquities > EgyptianItem Id: 194940
Material: StoneProvenance: Luxor
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Height13 cm
Width5 cm
ICanopic 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
The oldest date from the Eleventh or the Twelfth dynasty, and are made of stone or wood
Made of Faience
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