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Canopic Vases are quest items in Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy. Each of them holds a fragment of Tutankhamen's soul and allow him to come back to "life" for shorts amount of time. The are a total of six in the game.

Appearance Edit

The vases seem to have been made out of clay and featured a pharaoh's head sculpted at the top.

History Edit

The Canopic Vases were filled with Tutankhamen's soul during the ceremony at the Mysterious Location. Since Sphinx disrupted it, the vases were scattered when they were sucked through the giant amulet. While on his quest, Sphinx gathered them and gave them to Tutankhamen via Bas-Ket.

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Trivia Edit

  • The five jars which are actively used quite possibly contain one of the five portions of the Egyptian soul: Ba (personality), Ib (heart which lets his heart beat again), Ren (True name), Sheut (Shadow or legacy), and Ka (Life Spark). The sixth presumably would have returned his human form.
    • The fifth one is believed to contain his life force (returning his soul to become a solid whole) because it did not wear off when the previous four did, allowing him to remain permanently semi-alive.
  • In real life, canopic jars were used in the mummification process, containing the stomach, lungs, intestines, and liver of the deceased, and were placed in the tomb with their owner. The lids of the jars were often shaped in the likeness of Egyptian gods, most notably the four sons of Horus: Hapi, Duamutef, Imsety, and Qebehsenuef.


Quest Items
Abydos Jewels Jewel of Edfu | Jewel of Memphis | Jewel of Shu | Jewel of Siptah | Jewel of Uraeus | Jewel of Weni
Amulets Abydos Amulet | Heliopolis Amulet | Mysterious Amulet | Old Amulet | Temple Amulet
Sacred Crowns of Egypt Sacred Crown of Abydos | Sacred Crown of Heliopolis | Sacred Crown of Set | Sacred Crown of Uruk
Keys Courtyard Key | Earth Key | Exit Key | Glyph Key | Lunar Key | Sarcophagus Key | Solar Key | Stairs Key | Treasure Room Key | Wardrobe Key
Misc Abydos Pass Card | Abydosian Pearl | Atun Eye | Bas-Ket | Beetle Breeding Jar | Blue Diamond | Book of the Dead | Book of Sphinx | Canopic Vase | Coconut | Curse Stone | Dark Stone of Invisibility | Eagle Stone | Gold Ankh | Gold Ankh Piece | Healing Herb | Medal of Champions | Medicine Bag | Monster List | Nefertiti's Letter | Parasol | Rosetta Stone | Zip Line Handle