Canopic jars were an important part of the religious beliefs of ancient Egypt. They contained four internal organs (liver, stomach, intestines, and lungs) of a deceased person who was mummified.
Answer and Explanation:
Although pharaohs commonly had canopic jars when buried, the practice was not exclusive to pharaohs. Anyone of enough status and wealth to be able to afford the mummification process would have the canopic jars to hold their embalmed organs after their death.
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Explore ancient Egyptian culture and religion to understand the influence of ancient religious beliefs on Egyptian architecture, monuments, and artifacts.