Canopic Jars

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Sheshonk IV - Burial
... Tanite tomb’s debris, several fragments were found from one or two canopic jars bearing the cartouches of a Hedjkheperre Shoshenq ... pointed out that the Staatliche Museum in Berlin possessed a canopic chest for Hedjkheperre Shoshenq I and that these jars from the tomb of Shoshenq III were too large ... Rohl ‘used the evidence of the jars as the key element of his theory that there were indeed two Hedjkheperre Shoshenqs’ ...
Canopic Jar - Use and Design
... 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 ... 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 ... The design of canopic jars changed over time ...
Four Sons Of Horus
... in Egyptian religion, who were essentially the personifications of the four canopic jars, which accompanied mummified bodies ... large intestines, and lungs, which were removed, embalmed and stored, each organ in its own jar ... and wrapped the viscera and returned them to the body, while the Canopic jars remained empty symbols ...

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