<em>Jewelry (?) Box with Separate Sliding Cover</em>, ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E. Wood, ivory, 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (9.5 x 12.4 x 16.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 60.1.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 60.1.1a-b_NegA_bw_SL4.jpg)

Jewelry (?) Box with Separate Sliding Cover

Medium: Wood, ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (9.5 x 12.4 x 16.8 cm)



Accession Number: 60.1.1a-b

Image: 60.1.1a-b_NegA_bw_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden box (cedar?) with separate sliding cover. Rectangular form on square legs. Cover was provided with bar at one end to serve as handle. All surfaces including underside of base overlaid with bone strips incised with design of concentric circles. Strips on underside of base and edge of cover have incised design of triangular pattern. Perhaps a jewelry box. Condition: One strip missing from cover. One border strip on top surface chipped.

Brooklyn Museum