The canopic jars where the jars that held the organs taken out of
the body during
the process of mummification.
The canopic jars where made of several materials some where
abalaster, limestone, or calicite. The jar’s tops
had the heads of the four sons of Horus. The Ancient Egyptians belived
that the sons
of Horus would protect the organs inside
the jars. The canopic jars would be buried along with the body they
Hapy had a baboon head and held and held the lungs.
Imsety had the head of a human and held the liver.
Duamutef had a jackal head and held the stomach and the upper
Qebehsenuef had the head of a falcon and held the lower intestines.