Egyptian Canopic Jar w/ Triple Atef Crowned Horus Bust Cover

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This beautiful Egyptian Canopic Jar in Cold Cast Resin with Metallic Bronze and Colored Finishes is crafted to the highest standard.  

Canopic Jars were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the vicera of their owner for the afterlife.

The Atef crown identifies Osiris in ancient Egyptian painting. Osiris wears the Atef crown as a symbol of the ruler of the underworld.

Egyptian civilization used a number of different crowns throughout its existence. Some were used to show authority, while others were used for religious ceremonies. Each crown was worn by different pharaohs or deities, and each crown had its own significance and symbolic meaning.

Horus is one of the most significant Egyptian Deities. He was most often depicted as a falcon.  Horus served many functions, most notably being a god of kingship and the sky.

Approximate Dimensions:  12” x 5” x 4”

 

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