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Box Containing Eight Alabaster Vases
Box Containing Eight Alabaster Vases

The wooden box has a lid and contains a set of eight cylindrical alabaster vases. They had been filled and then carefully stored inside the box in two rows. All have lids with the names of their contents.

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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.

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Box Inlaid with Ivory and Ebony
Box Inlaid with Ivory and Ebony

A rectangular box in the form of a shrine with a convex lid as the shrine's ceiling. An ink inscription states that it belonged to His Majesty King Tutankhamun when he was a child; it most probably, contained his toys.

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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.

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Box for Holy Qur'an of Sultan Qansuh Al-Ghawri
Box for Holy Qur'an of Sultan Qansuh Al-Ghawri

The box for the Holy Qur'an is made of wood and consists of a body and a cover The box is decorated on the outside with lines of Mamluk Naskh calligraphy The text indicates that the Mamluk Sultan Qansuh Al-Ghawri ordered this box to be made.

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Box on Tall Legs with Decoration
Box on Tall Legs with Decoration

This box contained four headrests and fragments of a decayed robe. Above the lower rails is an alternating decoration of fretwork hieroglyphs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Carrying Chest Surmounted by Anubis
Carrying Chest Surmounted by Anubis

This carrying chest is surmounted by the Anubis, a jackal-headed god made of wood, varnished black, and wrapped in linen. The details of the animal are gilded except for the claws, which are made of silver.

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Chest with Miniature Panoramas
Chest with Miniature Panoramas

A magnificent wooden chest is painted on all its surfaces with hunting and war scenes.

Box / Chest / Casket

Cylindrical Ivory Container with Decorated Lid
Cylindrical Ivory Container with Decorated Lid

The cylindrical ivory container is plain, but the lid is decorated. The interior of the container is decorated with a pair of birds of prey attacking ducks.

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Cylindrical Lidded Box
Cylindrical Lidded Box

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

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Inlaid Coffer
Inlaid Coffer

This wooden coffer is inlaid with ivory and faience.

Box / Chest / Casket

Ivory Jewel Box
Ivory Jewel Box

This ivory jewel box is a masterpiece of art and craftsmanship. A cursive Hieratic text refers to its contents as "rings for the burial ceremony"

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Metal Box of Ibn al-Malatif
Metal Box of Ibn al-Malatif

This rectangular brass box with silver inlay dates from the Mamluk era. It is decorated with geometric and plant motifs as well as Naskh inscriptions.

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