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Lid: ornamented similar to box, but has also a central rail, thus dividing the marquetry into
two separate panels. The central rail is inscribed <>
The marquetry on the lid represents about 9,000 pieces
On the right style is an hieratic docket written in black ink (see note and photo attached).
The interior of the box is divided up into four compartments which are edged with ebony.
The box was discovered covered in linen - (?)a bag made to fit. It was discovered much
warped and in perilous condition.
It was originally tied with string (to knobs) and sealed: for impression of seal see example
(283): the device being a crocodile & cheetah with captive between.
The veneer and marquetry on the four sides and lid represents some 33,000 pieces.