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Painted wooden canopic jars 25th Dynasty, around 700 BC. The Sons of Horus were minor deities who protected the internal organs which were removed during the mummification process. These were embalmed in the same way as the body, wrapped and placed in stone or wooden jars, which were sometimes kept together in a canopic chest.

Painted wooden figure of Osiris From the tomb of Hunefer, Egypt (exact location not known) 19th Dynasty, around 1275 BC

Magdeburg Panel Ottonian, AD 962-68 From Milan, Italy The raising of the widow's son from the dead (Luke 7:11-15) This panel is one of a group of sixteen ivory plaques depicting a cycle of scenes from the Life of Christ. The original set, numbering forty or fifty, decorated a large piece of church furniture in Magdeburg Cathedral.

Kozo, the double-headed dog Kongo, late 19th - early 20th century AD From the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) Kongo carvers produced wooden carvings (minkisi, singular: nkisi) in human form, which were used in rituals to solve problems or to gain wealth, and also in the form of animals, particularly the double-headed dog Kozo.