canopic vase

canopic jar

a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain the entrails of an embalmed body.
Also, Canopic jar.
Also called canopic vase.

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Canopic jar, Canopic urn or Canopic vase (kəˈnəʊpɪk)
(in ancient Egypt) one of four containers with tops in the form of animal heads of the gods, for holding the entrails of a mummy
Canopic urn, Canopic urn or Canopic vase
Canopic vase, Canopic urn or Canopic vase

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