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Title:

Wooden shabti box

Category:

funerary equipment

Name:

shabti box

Date:

332 B.C. 30 B.C.

Period(s):

Ptolemaic period; New Kingdom

Description:

shabti box, with painted decoration of protective deities, surmounted by ba bird. The shabti box is in the form of a shrine - images of a door and the four sons of Horus (who appear in funerary contexts) are painted onto the outsides.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Thebes

Technique:

painted

Material:

wood

Dimension(s):

depth, 24.7, cm
height, 40.8, cm
width, 22.7, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1887; Budge, Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis

Documentation:

Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
no. 11

Accession:

Object Number: E.10.1887
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49096; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49096





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