Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Height x width: 37.3 x 23 cm (14 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Wooden canopic box in the shape of a shrine with protruding base and cavetto cornice, gessoed and painted with red, blue, green, yellow and white. A mummiform falcon representing the funerary deity Sokar stands on top.
By 1898: collection of W.T. Ready; 1898: purchased by the MFA from W. T. Ready through M.S. Prichard, October 21, 1898.
(Accession Date: October 21, 1898)