Canopic jars contained the viscera of the deceased and were placed inside the tomb. Each jar contained specific organs; the jar with the human-head lid represented the protector deity Imsety and contained the liver. This canopic jar belonged to the overseer of the pharaoh’s double granaries, Qeny.
tags: hieroglyphics, Ancient Egypt, function, survival, ritual, interdependence, cycle
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen