Wooden canopic box in the shape of a shrine with protruding base and cavetto cornice, gessoed and painted with red, blue, green, yellow and white. A mummiform falcon representing the funerary deity Sokar stands on top.
Canopic chest A canopic chest could be used to hold the jars for mummified internal organs.Medium: Wood, painted Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt Dates: ca. Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty (or later) Period: Late Period-Ptolemaic Period,Egyptian.
set-the-red-father: “mask of Anubis. Anubis is the Greek name of a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. Like many ancient Egyptian deities, Anubis assumed different roles in.
It was believed that eye make-up could ward off evil spirits and improve the sight. Even the poor wore eye make-up in ancient Egypt. The production of cosmetics during ancient Rome was usually done by female servants called "Cosmetae.
The hieroglyphs above read, "Anubis, guardian of the necropolis". Easily the most recognizable of the Egyptian gods, usually depicted as a black jackal or man with the head of a jackal. The art is printed in excellent quality on a hand made fiber paper.