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Ancient Egyptian Imesty or Amset Canopic Jar, New Kingdom, Egyptian Museum, Turin. White background

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, would be needed in the afterlife. Imsety, the human-headed god representing the South, whose jar contained the liver and was protected by the goddess Isis. .

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Ancient Egyptian Imesty or Amset Canopic Jar,  New Kingdom,  Egyptian Museum, Turin. White background<br />
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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, would be needed in the afterlife. Imsety, the human-headed god representing the South, whose jar contained the liver and was protected by the goddess Isis. .<br />
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Visit our HISTORIC WALL ART PRINT COLLECTIONS for more photo prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Historic-Antiquities-Photo-Wall-Art-Prints-by-Photographer-Paul-E-Williams/C00002uapXzaCx7Y<br />
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