Wooden shabti box
332 B.C. 30 B.C.
Ptolemaic period; New Kingdom
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.
Egypt, production, country
depth, 24.7, cm
height, 40.8, cm
width, 22.7, cm
bought; 1887; Budge, Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis
Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Object Number: E.10.1887
(record id: 49096; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)