- Terracotta Canopic jar replica
-Dimensions: 10 3/4 inches H x 5 1/2 inches diameter
-Imported from France
-Not for food use
-Item#: EG 002 005
Canopic jars were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife. They were commonly either carved from limestone or were made of pottery.