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Title: 1969W3635 Shabti Box
Description: 1969W3635
Shabti Box, New Kingdom Period (c. 1539–1075 BC)

A shabti box was a funerary object personal to the deceased, containing divine statues. A figure of Anubis is represented on the central of three lids. The painted decoration depicts the deceased before various gods. The box is inscribed for the scribe of the god's offerings of Amun, Ptah-hetep.
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Religion
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Antiquities
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Ancient Civilisations
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Death
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Funeral
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Antiquities
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Ancient Egypt
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Antiquities
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Africa
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Trustees of the Wellcome Trust, 1969.
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