Ancient Egyptian Art. The art of the ancient Egyptians is about 5000 years old and developed between 3000BC and 200AD.
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What were these jars used for?
Storage containers for internal organs in Ancient Egyptian times
These jars resembled the Four Sons of Horus
• The heart was left inside the mummified body as Ancient Egyptians believed it contained the spirit and senses.
Ancient Egyptian Art - Canopic Jars
After designing and making your jar you then decorate it with colour.
• The brain was not preserved. It was believed that it was an unimportant organ that only produced mucous.
Today: Design your Canopic Jar