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Rectangular box with sliding lid

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Box with sliding lid, alternating ebony and ivory squares in a checkerboard pattern.

Provenance

Unknown. 1975: found in Egyptian storage without a number.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 10 x 20.4 cm (3 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.282

Medium or Technique

Wood / ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture