Ancient Egyptian, carved brown limestone canopic jar with stopper. Incised onto the front, three rows of hieroglyphs. On the stopper, Hapy, protector of the liver. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife.18th Dynasty. 1570-1085 BC (11 1/2" x 7").