By Robert Partridge
Last updated 2011-02-17
The Canopic Chest for Tutankhamun's internal organs was made of a large block of delicately veined and translucent calcite, with four compartments, each sealed by a stopper carved to represent the king. Each compartment contained a miniature coffin holding the organs.
Tutankhamun is shown wearing the Nemes head-dress and with the protective cobra and vulture on his brow.
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