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Shabti Box


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 16 June 2016
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Painted wooden shabti box of of the priest of Amun Amenhotep containing blue faience shabtis. There are 6 columns of Hieroglyphic inscription on one side. From Thebes, Egypt. 21st Dynasty, 1070-945 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, June 16). Shabti Box. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Shabti Box." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 16, 2016.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Shabti Box." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Jun 2016. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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