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Ancient Egyptian "Canopic Jar Of Hours"

Sold on eBay by seller "A"
Winning bid: US $196.50
Ended: Oct-29-05

The above listed item is from the Late Period,(715-332 B.C.E.). This "Canopic Jar" is clay cast with the head of Qebehsenuef (the Falcon), son of Horus and guardian of intestines. The four sons of Horus protected each Canopic jar. They were Duamutef, a jackal or dog who guarded the stomach, Hapy a baboon, who protected the lungs, Quebehsenuf, a falcon who protected the intestines, and Imsety, a human who guarded the liver. The jar has many hieroglyphics along with a kneeling priest, the gods Khnum, Anubis and a faintly visible cartouche. It is mainly intact and has age wear. The reason for the item being available is due to the vast extent of archeological findings, thousands of years in Egyptian burials and also the proliferation of these said items in older private collections worldwide.

 

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Ancient egyptian Canopic jar 3rd Intermediate Period

Sold on eBay by seller "E"
Winning bid: S $210.01
Ended: Nov-24-05

This is a marvelous find. This is a wonderful ancient Egyptian canopic jar. This jar features the head of Qebekh-sennuef .Qebekh-sennuef:guardian of the intestines.. There are marvelous raised hieroglyphic inscriptions on this jar showing a cartouch, a praying scene some hieroglyphics and God Knum. Please watch our future auctions for the rest of the collection of these jars. This is a wonderful piece made From Stone ,during Dynasty 21, The detail is symbolic to the artistry displayed by the ancient Egyptian craftsmen.pruched from An antique dealer. Another item like this one may not be found again! Sure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAHAHAHA we don't guarantee this items exact age as we don't have Carbon Dating,nor chemicle analysis Abilities. This is solely Due to high cost and possible damage to the items and the known fact carbon dating is done only on materials once living And therefore we can not verify the exact age time frame of this PIECE down to the exact Dynasty, year etc. For this reason we start with a low cost and with no reserve! I obtain my items from various well known and legitimate sources (antique dealers some of those dealers have been working in this business since 1930's and 1940's) private collections and or estates), We have received all information regarding our items from second hand sources, and the timeline set on our items is to be used as a guideline for the above period listed. Since I am a collector myself I tend to take pride in the items I aquire.

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