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2653

Stone funerary amulet in the shape of a heart with a human head.

Egyptians placed them over the heart for protection. During the embalming process, the heart remained in the body, as it was the organ of perception and intellect, and was necessary at the court of the dead and in the afterlife.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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