Canopic Jars, 2 Definition(s)
After the embalming, the intestines, liver, lungs, and stomach of a mummy were preserved in a set of four canopic jars which were usually made of cartonnage, faience, pottery, stone, or wood.
Different Deities protected each of the four jars:
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Ghaṭasthāna (घटस्थान, “Place of the Jar”):—The Yoginīs of the Yoginīcakra ...
1) Bhāṇaka, 2 (cp. Sk. bhāṇḍaka a small box: Kathāsarits. 24, 163; & see Müller, P. Gr. p. 48) ...
The term "pot" is applicable to so many sorts of vessels that it can scarcely be restricted to ...
One of the protective deities of the four canopic jars. He was depicted with a falcon head a...
Imset is the deity that protects the canopic jars that contain the liver of mummified corpse...
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