canopic vase


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Noun1.canopic vase - a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain entrails of an embalmed bodycanopic vase - a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain entrails of an embalmed body
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
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Another rare and important work given by the couple is in the form of an ancient Egyptian urn, Canopic Vase (c 1810).
Pair of Carved Ivory Candlesticks of Canopic Vase Form, Almost Certainly Murshidabad, Circa 1800
They found canopic vases, traditionally used to preserve body organs, but no grave goods, suggesting the tomb was robbed in ancient times.