Cosmetic Box from the tomb of Sennedjem
- New Kingdom, Ramesside
- Dynasty 19
- reign of Ramesses II
- ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations, 1885–86
- Wood, gesso, paint
- H. 15 cm (5 7/8 in); w. 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in); d. 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in)
- Credit Line:
- Funds from various donors, 1886
- Accession Number:
The interior of this box is divided into four compartments It was probably used to store the cosmetic utensils of the deceased. The cover has two flaps attached with pivots at the edge of the box.
The inscription bears the names of Iyti and Ramose, both of whom were related to Sennedjem in whose tomb the box was found. Other objects in the collection that were discovered in the same tomb are numbered 86.1.1–86.1.29