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Egyptian Canopic Jars

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Canopic bumps otherwise called containers of the old realm were the compartments used to hold the inner organs that were taken out from the dead body before preservation.  During the Old Kingdom, when preservation was in its earliest stages, the containers that filled this need were stone vessels with a plain top. It was not until the main middle time frame that the containers obtained an alternate human-headed plug. From this time, as well, the bundles of viscera set inside them were now and again finished with human-confronted covers. At that point, from the nineteenth line onwards, the plugs of the containers were each formed like the head of one of the minor funerary divinities known as the "four children of Horus" contingent upon which organ it contained.

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