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Egyptian Limestone Canopic Jar Lid - Imsety

Ancient Egypt, Third Intermediate to Late Dynastic Period, 21st to 31st Dynasty, ca. 1070 to 332 BCE. A beautiful hand-carved limestone lid for a canopic jar used for storing and preserving the internal organs of a mummy. The lid consists of a discoid plug beneath the stylized head of Imsety, the human-headed son of Horus who is the guardian of... more