282. BLACK SHRINE-LIKE CHEST 1
South west corner, facing north, stood upon box 288.
H. 90.5, W. 26.5, D. 27.0, cms.
A chest of <>, <>, k3ri, 'Shrine'-shape (cf. Gardiner, Eg. Gram. O.18), having base in
the form of a sledge.
It is constructed of wood (rough work, wood inferior in quality), the external surfaces of which
are completely coated with a black glossy resin. In front are two folding (leaf) doors of <>
c3 form (cf. Gardiner, Eg. Gram. O.31), each leaf having a small knob, rather more their half
way up, to which cord and seal were fixed (see photo). For type of seal employed - 'Jackal
over nine foes' - see No. 302.
HEIGHT 90.5 CMS
DEPTH 27.0 CMS
WIDTH 26.5 CMS
For contents see 282a.
Though the black shrine-like chests vary considerably in their proportions, they are, however,
all of a similar