Canopic box of Djehutynakht
Width x height x depth: 54.6 x 59.7 x 53 cm (21 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Cedar wood box for storing canopic jars. Each of the interior sides is decorated with six rows of incised hieroglyphs recording spells from the Coffin Texts. The underside of the lid bears five columns of painted cursive hieroglyphs. Faded inscriptions are present on the outer sides.