Toilet Box


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14199
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Sedment
Locus Tomb 2253
Period Eighteenth Dynasty | Amenhotep II | New Kingdom
Date Made 1426-1400 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood
Iconography Nude Female | Girl | Lotus | Swimmer

Cosmetic box/spoon in the shape of a nude swimming girl holding a lotus in her hands. The lotus flower forms the box and its lid is attached by means of a wooden pin. Some pigment remains.

Height 10 cm
Length 25 cm
Width 9 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

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