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Customized Canopic Jars

Now in Mickey, Minnie, Pluto and Goofy designs!
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A great way to keep your departed loved ones in a fun way would be to divide their main organs (or ashes if you are pricky) in various canopic jars just like the egyptians did. What a most entertaining way to lessen the morbid impact of having the toasted (or non toasted but securedly sealed) remains of a friend displayed on your living room inside a Bart or Homer jar? Of course you could go for the classic four: 1. Lungs - Hapi (baboon) 2. Stomach - Duamutefla (dog) 3. Liver - Imseti (human) 4. Intestines - Qebehsenuef (falcon) but you could add as much jars/vicera as needed!
babyloon, Jun 23 2003

Some jars and explanation http://www.clemusar...n/animals/jars.html
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Buy now! http://www.egyptian.../index.php?cPath=38
[babyloon, Oct 04 2004]

Similar http://www.halfbake...t_20Container_20Urn
[half, Oct 04 2004]

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       I think you could make a decent living selling novelty funerary urns, without worrying about the whole mummification thing. No, wait, waugsqueke just suggested that very thing.
DrCurry, Jun 23 2003
  

       Too bad they liquefied the brain believing that the only function it has is producing snot.
Shz, Jun 23 2003
  

       For some people I know, they were right.
DrCurry, Jun 23 2003
  

       *honk* Anyone got a tissue? Man, my nose is runny...
snarfyguy, Jun 23 2003
  

       For most HalfBakers I guess the "classic" jars wouls actually be Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Happy, Bashful and Doc .........
8th of 7, Jun 23 2003
  

       which of those 7 did you forget and have to look up?
po, Jun 23 2003
  

       and as the eigth, what does Snow White call you?
stilgar, Jul 26 2004
  
      
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