Canopy Tumbler Duamutef, Ancient Egypt

Beautiful, practical and decorative canopy glass with the representation of Duamutef, the son of Horus that represented the East in the set of 4 canopy glasses.

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Beautiful, practical and decorative canopy glass with the representation of Duamutef, the son of Horus that represented the East in the set of 4 canopy glasses.

Duamutef, the jackal-headed vessel that represented the East, contained the stomach and was protected by the goddess Neith. This element is referenced to the set of 4, made in the Late Period, 664-332 a.C. Canopic vessels were in use from the Old Kingdom onwards in Egypt to store various internal organs extracted during the process of mummification. There were four of them and finally they came to represent the Four Sons of Horus.

Glass very decorated in relief, made of special resins, bronze, gold and hand painted, hollow inside. Total height 27 cm. Maximum width 14 cm.

Beautiful object for decoration and useful as a cinerary urn to keep the ashes of a loved one.

Only copy available and in perfect condition.

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