Toilet? Box with Cover
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-4th century C.E.
Dimensions for 02.230a: 2 5/8 × 2 1/2 in. (6.6 × 6.4 cm)
Dimensions of 02.230b: 1 × 2 3/4 × 2 13/16 in. (2.5 × 7 × 7.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Wooden toilet (?) box with separate cover. Flat circular base with body tapering slightly to rim. Circular, slightly convex cover fitting on collar of body. Lines incised around top and bottom of body and top cover. Center of cover pierced probably for knob now missing.
Condition: Cover extensively chipped. Wood dry.
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Toilet? Box with Cover, 3rd-4th century C.E. Wood, Dimensions for 02.230a: 2 5/8 × 2 1/2 in. (6.6 × 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 02.230a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.02.230a-b_view01.jpg)
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