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Canoʹpic Vases

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Used by the Egyptian priests for the viscera of bodies embalmed, four vases being provided for each body. So called from Canoʹpus, in Egypt, where they were first used.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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