Canopic Jar Representing the Deity Hapy

'Late Period, Saite?

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127

Canopic jars were made to hold the internal organs that were removed during mummification. This canopic jar, with its baboon-headed lid, probably held the lungs and was under the protection of the god Hapy, one of the Four Sons of Horus. The other three jars of the set are 12.183.1a, c,d.

Canopic Jar Representing the Deity Hapy, Limestone, paint

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