21 (1) Painted wooden box
1. Position: Lying N-S in tomb. Knob end S. Close to statue 22. Must
almost certainly have been moved out of position by
2. Dimensions: L.61 cm.; W.43 cm.; H.44 cm. Overall.
3. Description:Wooden box with vaulted lid, overlaid with gesso, on
plain feet 6. cm high. At S. end, on lid and end of
box,round knobs 6.cm. in diam., to tie by. In addition on
box and lid at N. end round holes for cord and seal.
Construction to be noted later.
Decoration: Painted scenes on white background.
Box W. side King slaying Africans. E. side slaying Asiatics.
Ends Two cartouches in centre, supported on either side by king as
lion trampling on prisoners.
Lid. W. side King hunting lions.
E. side King hunting antelope and wild donkeys