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Wooden shabti box

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Wooden shabti box


funerary equipment


shabti box


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.

Field Collection



depth 24.7 cm
height 40.8 cm
width 22.7 cm


Ptolemaic period
New Kingdom


332 B.C. — 30 B.C.


bought: Budge, Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis 1887 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. Budge, E.A. Wallis
    (1893) Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1893)
    [comments: no. 11]



Accession Number

E.10.1887 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49096; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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