Fragmentary Scribe's Palette
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E.
3/8 × 1 1/4 × 5 11/16 in. (0.9 × 3.2 × 14.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Fragmentary ivory scribe's palette with two small depressions for ink and container for pens.
Condition: Preserved portion in good condition -- apparently broken in antiquity and repaired anciently. The two depressions have retained respectively extensive traces of black and red ink. No inscription.
This item is not on view
Fragmentary Scribe's Palette, ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E. Ivory, 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 5 11/16 in. (0.9 × 3.2 × 14.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 14.615. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.615_overall_PS11.jpg)
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