Ancient Egyptian limestone canopic jar. Incised onto the front, three columns of hieroglyphs including the sun God Ra holding an Ankh. On the stopper, Hapy, protector of the liver. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 18th Dynasty.
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