Isis and Osiris Box (Given to my Youngest Sister):

This is a small box (approximately 10" by 14" by 4") with a marquetry lid.  The box has hand-carved heiroglyphs around the sides:

The heiroglyphic inscription reads as follows:

The box interior -- The background veneer is walnut burl, and the Ankh is composed of satinwood (Ceylon) and walnut.  The box is lined with padded crimson velvet:

James T. Steichen
Date Last Modified: 28-Jan-2013