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Hapi Canopic Jar


Height: 15cm / 6 inches inches

Width: 7.5cm / 3 inches

Depth: 7.5cm / 3 inches

Hapi is the baboon headed son of Horus protected the lungs of the deceased and was in turn protected by the goddess Nephthys.

The spelling of his name includes a hieroglyph which is thought to be connected with steering a boat, although its exact nature is not known. For this reason he was sometimes connected with navigation, although early references call him the great runner: "You are the great runner; come, that you may join up my father N and not be far in this your name of Hapi, for you are the greatest of my children – so says Horus"

Multiple Canopic Jars in this size available, collect the whole set of four!