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Ptolemaic Egyptian canopic funerary box, Kunsthistorisches Muesum Vienna,

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Ptolemaic Egyptian tomb canopic funerary box, 305-31 BC. Ptolemy Period. Kunsthistorisches Muesum Vienna AS 806. Painted wood, H 50,2 cm, W 21,8 cm.

The box has the shape of a chapel. On the front is in the lower half is depicted a palace façade painted with double-leaf door. In upper field sit two falcons and a sun symbol hovers above them. They are a late Variants of the two lions guarding. A falcon (Inv.Nr. 967) is placed on the canopic box. However, the two objects do not belong together.
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Ptolemaic Egyptian tomb canopic funerary box, 305-31 BC. Ptolemy Period. Kunsthistorisches Muesum Vienna AS 806. Painted wood, H 50,2 cm, W 21,8 cm.  <br />
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The box has the shape of a chapel. On the front is in the lower half is depicted a palace façade painted with double-leaf door. In upper field sit two falcons and a sun symbol hovers above them. They are a late Variants of the two lions guarding. A falcon (Inv.Nr. 967) is placed on the canopic box. However, the two objects do not belong together.