The Walters Art Museum

The Museum Store at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland

Egyptian Mummy Pencil Tin

The design of this fun tin is copied from the coffin of a priest named Nespernub dating from c. 800 B.C. The ancient Egyptians believed in the afterlife, but in order to enjoy it fully, certain preparations had to be made. A decorative coffin designed for a person of honor was an item neccessary for a fullfilling afterlife. So be prepared in school with this cool pencil case!

 

Case measures aprroximately 8.5"h x 1"d