Shabti Box

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 16 June 2016

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)


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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