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Exploring the Significance of 30th Dynasty Canopic Jars in Ancient Egyptian Burial Practices

Updated: Jan 8

These exceptional canopic jars from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford belonged to Zenbastef’onkh, son of Harwoz and Nakhtubasteran. They date from the 30th dynasty (380-343 BC).


Above is seen Imsety, the human-headed protector of the liver, and Hapi the baboon-headed protector of the lungs.

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