Green Jade mask with parted lips, smiling mouth, open eyes.
450 – 650 AD
2 1/2" x 3"
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Ancient Egyptian brown Canopic Jar
Ancient Egyptian brown limestone canopic jar with base and stopper. Incised onto the front, three rows of hieroglyphs including birds, a beetle and the sun God Ra holding an Ankh. On the stopper, Hapy, protector of the liver with a cobra on the forehead. canopic jar were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife.18th Dynasty.
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