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Box lid, shabti


Lid for a shabti box in white painted wood, showing a picture of a ship in red, black and yellow: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna,Third Intermediate Period, probably 25th Dynasty, c. 747 - 656 BC

Museum reference

A.1956.286 A


World Culture

Object name

Box lid, shabti

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


747 - 656 BC

Style / Culture

25th Dynasty (Kushite), 3rd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian



Collection place(s)

Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Thebes, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


Depicted: Pedi-Isit
Depicted: Re-Herakhty
Excavator: Rhind, Alexander Henry, 1833 - 1863


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