4 Sons of Horus

The four Canopic jars were linked with the four sons of Horus each responsible for a specific organ of the abdomen: Qebeshennuf falcon intestines West Duamutef jackal or dog stomach East Hapy baboon lungs North Imsety human liver. South The four deities - Imsety, human headed protector of the liver, Hapy, baboon headed protector of the lungs, Duamutef, jackal headed protector of the stomach and Qebehsenuef, falcon headed protector of the intestines - were thought to have come out of a water lily that rose from the waters of Nun. http://www.thekeep.org/~kunoichi/kunoichi/themestream/sonsofhorus.html

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