Painted Wooden Canopic Jars

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2018
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Each of the jars contains a shallow cavity too small to accommodate a package of wrapped viscera. The inscriptions associate Duamutef and Qebhsennuef with a falcon and a jackal respectively. 25th Dynasty, c. 700 BCE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, March 21). Painted Wooden Canopic Jars. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8353/painted-wooden-canopic-jars/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Painted Wooden Canopic Jars." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8353/painted-wooden-canopic-jars/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Painted Wooden Canopic Jars." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2018. Web. 04 Aug 2021.