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Wooden shabti box


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Title/s

Wooden shabti box

Category

funerary equipment

Name

shabti box

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.

Field Collection

Thebes

Dimensions

depth 24.7 cm
height 40.8 cm
width 22.7 cm

Period

Ptolemaic period
New Kingdom

Date

332 B.C. — 30 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

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

Material/s

wood

Accession Number

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

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