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4 Canopic Guardians

The Four Canopic Guardians are: Isis Imsety South Sekt, Selket Kebehsenuef (Qebsenuef) West Nephthys Hapy North Neith Duamutef East The practice of embalming involved Canopic jars each of which contained an important organ from the abdomen of the body. The name Canopic realtes to the star Canopus, which along with Sirius was one of the key stars of the southern sky in Egypt. Imsety South
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