Canopic Jar of Duamutef

Canopic Jar of Duamutef

The four sons of Horus were a group of four gods in ancient Egyptian religion, who were essentially the personifications of the four canopic jars, which accompanied mummified bodies. Here is Duamutef canopic jar decorated …

Miniature Coffin of King Tutankhamun

Miniature Coffin of King Tutankhamun

The interior of the alabaster canopic chest of King Tutankhamun was divided into four compartments, each holding a miniature gold coffin containing the viscera of the king, wrapped in bandages. These mummiform coffins were decorated …

Canopic chest of King Tutankhamun

Canopic Chest of King Tutankhamun

This alabaster canopic chest is considered to be one of the finest masterpieces of Tutankhamun’s collection. The interior of the chest is divided into four compartments, each with a cylindrical hollow covered by a lid …

Canopic Jars of Maiherpri

All the four jars are in a perfect state of preservation except for some missing blue paste that was used to fill in the carved inscriptions. A spot of black resin appears in the middle …

Canopic Shrine of King Tutankhamun

Canopic Shrine of King Tutankhamun

Inside this imposing and elaborate gilded shrine was the alabaster chest that contained the four canopic miniature coffins. At each side of this shrine stands an elegant statue of one of the four female divinities …