Canopic Jar Qebehsenuef
Height: 15cm / 6 inches inches
Width: 7.5cm / 3 inches
Depth: 7.5cm / 3 inches
Qebehsenuef was the falcon-headed son of Horus, and protected the intestines of the deceased. He was in turn protected by the goddess Serket.
His role was to refresh the dead person, and his name means literally "he who libates his siblings". Horus commands him, "Come refresh my father; betake yourself to him in your name of Qebehsenuef. You have come that you may make coolness for him after you ... "
Libation or showering with cool water was a traditional form of worship in Ancient Egypt. There are many images of the pharaoh presenting libation to the gods. There is a sense of a dual function of cleansing and refreshing them.
Qebehsenuef was the also associated with the west.
Multiple Canopic Jars in this size available, collect the whole set of four!