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Canopic Jars


Mark Cartwright
published on 07 March 2015
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Two alabaster canopic jars of Ptakhotep. III Intermediate Period, XXI-XXIV Dynasty. (Egyptian Museum, Turin)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, March 07). Canopic Jars. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Canopic Jars." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 07, 2015.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Canopic Jars." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Mar 2015. Web. 03 Mar 2021.

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