<em>Shabty Box of Amunemhat</em>, ca. 1400–1336 B.C.E. Wood, pigment (Egyptian blue), 12 13/16 × 5 3/16 × 6 3/8 in., 1.5 lb. (32.5 × 13.1 × 16.2 cm, 0.68kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 50.130a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.130_front_PS2.jpg)

Shabty Box of Amunemhat

Medium: Wood, pigment (Egyptian blue)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1400–1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 12 13/16 × 5 3/16 × 6 3/8 in., 1.5 lb. (32.5 × 13.1 × 16.2 cm, 0.68kg)



Accession Number: 50.130a-b

Image: 50.130_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden ushabti box of the scribe of Grain Reckoning, Amenemhet. Box (a) in the shape of shrine, apparently of cedar with one knob on front of cover (b), another on front of box, apparently of ebony. Single column of incised inscription on each side of box and on cover. Rear edge of cover cut at angle to look under similar piece on rim of box. Condition: Apparently good. The small rectangular pieces at top of front and back possibly new. Names inserted anciently after original inscription was obliterated.

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