Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.

Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.

Horus, a partir de los guardianes de la cubierta de la tarjeta de Oracle Luz, por Kyle Gray, ilustraciones por Lily Moisés

Horus, a partir de los guardianes de la cubierta de la tarjeta de Oracle Luz, por Kyle Gray, ilustraciones por Lily Moisés

This set of Canopic Jars is an excellent example of the practice of carving the stoppers into the heads of the guardians of the internal organs, the 4 sons of Horus

This set of Canopic Jars is an excellent example of the practice of carving the stoppers into the heads of the guardians of the internal organs, the 4 sons of Horus

Egyptians believe that owls are guardians and protectors of the dead. This is Horus.   davesearbymason:  another amazing statue form the British Museum http://www.britishmuseum.org/

Egyptians believe that owls are guardians and protectors of the dead. This is Horus. davesearbymason: another amazing statue form the British Museum http://www.britishmuseum.org/

The Four Sons of Horus were traditionally the guardians of the internal organs of the deceased. Each was associated with a particular organ, and also with a different cardinal point on the compass.

The Four Sons of Horus were traditionally the guardians of the internal organs of the deceased. Each was associated with a particular organ, and also with a different cardinal point on the compass.

In the following line drawing after depictions in the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara five antelopes are being presented, from right to left: an oryx, an ibex, an addax (also called a Mendes-antelope, nwD.w), and a bubale. The last one may be a Soemmering's gazelle (gsA).

In the following line drawing after depictions in the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara five antelopes are being presented, from right to left: an oryx, an ibex, an addax (also called a Mendes-antelope, nwD.w), and a bubale. The last one may be a Soemmering's gazelle (gsA).

A common inclusion in burials, either as models or paintings, were the Four Sons Of Horus, the guardians of the internal organs. The examples shown here are painted on a coffin lid in the N.M.S.

A common inclusion in burials, either as models or paintings, were the Four Sons Of Horus, the guardians of the internal organs. The examples shown here are painted on a coffin lid in the N.M.S.

[EGYPT 29381] 'Horus in Roy's tomb at Luxor.'  	A mural detail in the tomb of Roy shows Roy, in an attitude of deep respect, being led by Horus to a golden shrine in which Osiris presides (only his legs are visible here). Before Osiris stand the Four Sons of Horus: Amseti with the human head, Hapy with the baboon head, Duamutef with the falcon head and Qebehsenuef with the dog head. They are the guardians of the canopic jars which contain the internal organs of the deceased. They are…

[EGYPT 29381] 'Horus in Roy's tomb at Luxor.' A mural detail in the tomb of Roy shows Roy, in an attitude of deep respect, being led by Horus to a golden shrine in which Osiris presides (only his legs are visible here). Before Osiris stand the Four Sons of Horus: Amseti with the human head, Hapy with the baboon head, Duamutef with the falcon head and Qebehsenuef with the dog head. They are the guardians of the canopic jars which contain the internal organs of the deceased. They are…

Guardians: The Eye of Horus

Guardians: The Eye of Horus

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Thoth, ancient Egyptian god of knowledge, and guardian of the moon. Thoth is believed to be the original author of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the first inventor or writing, magic, and all the Hermetic arts.In this picture Thoth is seated on his moon boat with the moon represented as the left eye of Horus being held by Thoth in the form a baboon.The boat flows with a driftnet atop the glyph for the word heavens, the stern of the boat has many notches that stand for the counting of time.

Thoth, ancient Egyptian god of knowledge, and guardian of the moon. Thoth is believed to be the original author of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the first inventor or writing, magic, and all the Hermetic arts.In this picture Thoth is seated on his moon boat with the moon represented as the left eye of Horus being held by Thoth in the form a baboon.The boat flows with a driftnet atop the glyph for the word heavens, the stern of the boat has many notches that stand for the counting of time.

The Adeptus Custodes, known as the Legio Custodes until after the Horus Heresy, is the Imperial Adepta responsible for guarding the Imperial Palace and the physical body of the Emperor of Mankind. They are a group of 10,000 genetically-engineered superhumans who are even more potent in combat than the Adeptus Astartes and who serve as the Emperor's personal guardians and praetorian bodyguard. Since the Emperor's internment in the Golden Throne following the Horus Heresy ten millennia ago...

Adeptus Custodes

The Adeptus Custodes, known as the Legio Custodes until after the Horus Heresy, is the Imperial Adepta responsible for guarding the Imperial Palace and the physical body of the Emperor of Mankind. They are a group of 10,000 genetically-engineered superhumans who are even more potent in combat than the Adeptus Astartes and who serve as the Emperor's personal guardians and praetorian bodyguard. Since the Emperor's internment in the Golden Throne following the Horus Heresy ten millennia ago...

A warm welcome to Dan Abnett our latest guest for http://ift.tt/1LRb3U9 a seven-times New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning comic book writer. He has written over fifty novels including the acclaimed Gaunts Ghosts series the Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies volumes of the million-selling Horus Heresy series The Silent Stars Go By (Doctor Who)Rocket Raccoon and Groot: Steal the Galaxy The Avengers: Everybody Wants To Rule The World The Wield Triumff: Her Majestys Hero…

A warm welcome to Dan Abnett our latest guest for http://ift.tt/1LRb3U9 a seven-times New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning comic book writer. He has written over fifty novels including the acclaimed Gaunts Ghosts series the Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies volumes of the million-selling Horus Heresy series The Silent Stars Go By (Doctor Who)Rocket Raccoon and Groot: Steal the Galaxy The Avengers: Everybody Wants To Rule The World The Wield Triumff: Her Majestys Hero…

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