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Box Decorated with Symbols in Ivory and Painted Wood
Box Decorated with Symbols in Ivory and Painted Wood

The sides of this box are divided by horizontal ivory strips into upper and lower rectangular panels, which are decorated with Hieroglyphic text.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box Decorated with Tyet and Djed Signs
Box Decorated with Tyet and Djed Signs

The inside of this box is divided into two sections; it possibly held Tutankhamun's linen. Both the handles of the box and the lid are gilded and incised with the king's cartouches.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box and Lid with Painted Red Panels
Box and Lid with Painted Red Panels

This box, used for clothes, is very roughly made. The framework of this box was left unpainted, while the panels are finished with red paint. The handles are painted black and engraved with cartouches of the king.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Blue Panels for Holding Jewelry
Box with Blue Panels for Holding Jewelry

This wooden box is decorated with panels of blue faience and ornamented with gilded gesso. It once contained the jewels and the treasures King Tutankhamun.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Carved Scenes of King Tutankhamun and His Queen
Box with Carved Scenes of King Tutankhamun and His Queen

This chest with colored ivory panels shows Tutankhamun, on the short (front) side, sitting and shooting wildfowl and fish, and his wife sits at his legs. On the lid, the queen is giving the king bouquets of lotus and of papyri.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Compartment and Lid with Hieratic Inscription
Box with Compartment and Lid with Hieratic Inscription

This wooden box, painted white, may have been used for jewelry or toiletries. The Hieratic text on the lid says it belonged to King Tutankhamun as a child.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Rounded Lid
Box with Rounded Lid

This painted white box is decorated with battens, or strips of wood, shaped to fill in between the front and the back legs. They give the appearance to the outer surface of quadrant molding, similar to a quarter circle.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Very Fine Inlay of Ebony and Ivory
Box with Very Fine Inlay of Ebony and Ivory

This red wooden box is inlaid with ivory and ebony. Its vaulted lid is decorated with vertical hieroglyphic lines and geometric designs.

Box / Chest / Casket

Box with Wig Support
Box with Wig Support

This plain rectangular wooden case with hinged lid contained a block-headed support made for the king's headdress.

Box / Chest / Casket

Canopic Box of Thuya
Canopic Box of Thuya

The canopic box of Thuya is a wooden box on runners, decorated in gold. The deities that protect the internal organs decorate the sides.

Canopic Box

Canopic Box of Yuya
Canopic Box of Yuya

This wooden chest is placed on runners. The figures of the deities in charge of protecting the internal organs of the deceased decorate the sides.

Canopic Box

Chair of Queen Hetepheres
Chair of Queen Hetepheres

The wooden chair is composed of a seat, backrest, and simple wooden frame covered with gold leaf. The chair is decorated with an elegant floral design and has lions' paws for legs.

Chair

Chair with Carved Back
Chair with Carved Back

The chair back is a scene representing Heh, the god of a million years and eternity. The sides are decorated with the Sema-Tawy, sign of unification. The chair legs are shaped as lion's paws.

Chair

Child's Chair with Antelope Designs
Child's Chair with Antelope Designs

The chair is held together by papyrus thongs. The back and the seat of the chair are caned with papyrus fibers. The sides of the chair are decorated with antelope figures. The legs are animal shaped.

Chair

Clay Sarcophagus
Clay Sarcophagus

A poorly made clay sarcophagus, probably made for a man, as the hair appears to be cut short with small curls.

Cenotaph

Cylindrical Lidded Box
Cylindrical Lidded Box

Cylindrical wooden lidded box containing salt, from the tomb of Kha.

Box / Chest / Casket

Folding Stool
Folding Stool

Wooden folding stool, from the tomb of Kha.

Folding Stool

Folding Stool with Top Imitating Leopard Skin
Folding Stool with Top Imitating Leopard Skin

This folding stool is inlaid with ivory to look like a leopard skin. The paws hang from the corners, while the tail is in the middle of the right side.

Folding Stool

Footrest Carved with Figures of Prisoners
Footrest Carved with Figures of Prisoners

This wooden footrest bears the name of Tutankhamun and is decorated with scenes of prisoners. The nine bows represent the nine traditional enemies of Egypt.

Foot Stool

Footrest Decorated with Glass
Footrest Decorated with Glass

This footrest, decorated with scenes of prisoners in high relief, is made from wood covered with gesso, which is gypsum prepared with glue, and inlaid with glass. It was found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Foot Stool

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