393. A GAME-BOX (IVORY)
(See 585. R) (See Nos. 345 & 593). 1
Found broken, on floor in front of doorway of chamber, where it
was thrown. Under portion of box No. 376 (see photo 1137, but not
visible in photo).
13.4 x 4.0 x 2.8 (high), cents.
A small game-box, carved out of solid block of ivory, with small
drawer at one end for the playing-pieces.
The drawer, also cut out of a solid piece of ivory, fastened when
closed by the means of a '<>-bolt' shot in small gold staples.
Around the three sides (two sides and end) the following incised
inscription filled in with blue pigment: