Mummy Pencil Tin, Henutmehyt

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A mummy shaped pencil tin. <br> <br> This pencil tin is based on the mummy of an Egyptian woman called Henutmehyt, from over 3,000 years ago. The mummy is on display in the British Museum. <br> <br> The pencil tin is ideal as gift for any budding Egyptologist. <br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/1nXZT2a" target="_blank" title="View the mummy case of Henutmehyt" class="linkarrow">View the original mummy case here<span class="arrow"></span></a> <br> <br> <strong>More about mummy cases</strong> <br> <br> The Ancient Egyptians believed in the afterlife, but in order to enjoy it to the full there were certain preparations which had to be made. <br> <br> The body of the deceased had to be preserved, wrapped in bandages and then encased in a series of coffins decorated with hieroglyphic inscriptions, often spells or invocations to the gods to protect the occupant and guide them safely to the afterlife. <br> <br>This design is based upon the gilded wooden inner coffin of the Theban priestess Henutmehyt, dating from the 19th dynasty, c.1290 BC. <br> <br> The bands of inscription on the front of the case follow the lines painted onto the outermost bandages of the inner wrappings. The designs on the inside of this tin feature details taken from the painted wooden shabti box of Henutmehyt. The shabti box contains small figures which were believed to become servants to the dead in the afterlife. Henutmehyt's coffin does not feature designs on the inside. <br> <br>Please note colours may vary on the tin.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a pencil tin in the shape of an ancient Egyptian mummy.

This pencil tin is based on the mummy of the Theban priestess Henutmehyt, dating from the 19th dynasty, c.1290 BC. The mummy is on display in the British Museum. The design is based upon the gilded wooden inner coffin of her sarcophagus.

The bands of inscription on the front of the case follow the lines painted onto the outermost bandages of the inner wrappings. The designs on the inside of this tin feature details taken from the painted wooden shabti box of Henutmehyt. The shabti box contains small figures which were believed to become servants to the dead in the afterlife. Henutmehyt's coffin does not feature designs on the inside.

The pencil tin is ideal as gift for any budding Egyptologist.

  • Product Code: CMCG44160
  • Product Weight: 0.080Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 2.89
  • Dimensions: H21 x W7 x L3cm
  • Material: Metal
  • Postage Weight: 0.09 Kg

A mummy shaped pencil tin. <br> <br> This pencil tin is based on the mummy of an Egyptian woman called Henutmehyt, from over 3,000 years ago. The mummy is on display in the British Museum. <br> <br> The pencil tin is ideal as gift for any budding Egyptologist. <br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/1nXZT2a" target="_blank" title="View the mummy case of Henutmehyt" class="linkarrow">View the original mummy case here<span class="arrow"></span></a> <br> <br> <strong>More about mummy cases</strong> <br> <br> The Ancient Egyptians believed in the afterlife, but in order to enjoy it to the full there were certain preparations which had to be made. <br> <br> The body of the deceased had to be preserved, wrapped in bandages and then encased in a series of coffins decorated with hieroglyphic inscriptions, often spells or invocations to the gods to protect the occupant and guide them safely to the afterlife. <br> <br>This design is based upon the gilded wooden inner coffin of the Theban priestess Henutmehyt, dating from the 19th dynasty, c.1290 BC. <br> <br> The bands of inscription on the front of the case follow the lines painted onto the outermost bandages of the inner wrappings. The designs on the inside of this tin feature details taken from the painted wooden shabti box of Henutmehyt. The shabti box contains small figures which were believed to become servants to the dead in the afterlife. Henutmehyt's coffin does not feature designs on the inside. <br> <br>Please note colours may vary on the tin.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a pencil tin in the shape of an ancient Egyptian mummy.

This pencil tin is based on the mummy of the Theban priestess Henutmehyt, dating from the 19th dynasty, c.1290 BC. The mummy is on display in the British Museum. The design is based upon the gilded wooden inner coffin of her sarcophagus.

The bands of inscription on the front of the case follow the lines painted onto the outermost bandages of the inner wrappings. The designs on the inside of this tin feature details taken from the painted wooden shabti box of Henutmehyt. The shabti box contains small figures which were believed to become servants to the dead in the afterlife. Henutmehyt's coffin does not feature designs on the inside.

The pencil tin is ideal as gift for any budding Egyptologist.

  • Product Code: CMCG44160
  • Product Weight: 0.080Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 2.89
  • Dimensions: H21 x W7 x L3cm
  • Material: Metal
  • Postage Weight: 0.09 Kg
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