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EGYPTIAN PHARAOHS ANTIQUITIES Sons of Horus 4 Canopic Jars & Lids 1295-1550 BC

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Seller: ancient-egypt (193) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152966403656 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES FOUR SONS OF DEITY HORUS CANOPIC JARS And LIDS DEITIES HAPI QEBEHSENUEF DUAMUTEF IMESTY 1295-1550 BC- Height: 16 cm / 6.29 Inch- Circumference: 28.5 cm / 11.22 Inch- Bottom Diameter: 5.5 cm / 2.16 Inch- Weight: 3980 gm The Ancient Egyptians Used To Use Canopic Jars During The Mummification Process Before And During The 18th Dynasty 1295 - 1549/1550 BC - New Kingdom PeriodThe Canopic Jars Were Four in Number, Each for the Safekeeping of Particular Human Organs: the Stomach, Intestines, Lungs, and Liver, All of the 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.Hieroglyphs for the Four Sons of Horus Used on an Egyptian Canopic Jarthe Design of Canopic Jars Changed Over Time. the Oldest Date from the Eleventh or the Twelfth Dynasty, and Are Made of Stone or Wood. the Last Jars Date from the New Kingdom. in the Old Kingdom, the Jars Had Plain Lids, Though by the First Intermediate Period Jars with Human Heads (Assumed to Represent the Dead) Began to Appear. Sometimes the Covers of the Jars Were Modeled After (Or Painted to Resemble) the Head of Anubis, the God of Death and Embalming. by the Late Eighteenth Dynasty Canopic Jars Had Come to Feature the Four Sons of Horus. Many Sets of Jars Survive from This Period, in Alabaster, Aragonite, Calcareous Stone, and Blue or Green Glazed Porcelain.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 IsisQebehsenuef, the Falcon-Headed God Representing the West, Whose Jar Contained the Intestines and Was Protected by the Goddess SerqetThe Four Canopic Jars Were Put into a Special Chest Which Went into the Tomb with the MummyProvenance:(Object Is Accompanied with an Scanned Copy of Certificate of Ownership)The New Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Object Information And Previous Owner Information And Your Name As A New Owner Of The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email After 1 weekI Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(This Illustrated Certificate of Ownership Contain)Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin Condition: Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Material: Stone, Provenance: Ownership History Available, Object Type: Ancient Egyptian Historical Artifacts

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