Scribe’s Palette and Reed Pens
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27 to Dynasty 30
Late Dynastic Period
palette: 1 3/8 x 11/16 x 4 15/16 in. (3.5 x 1.8 x 12.6 cm)
pens: 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (0.3 x 11.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Scribe’s Palette and Reed Pens, 525-343 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, palette: 1 3/8 x 11/16 x 4 15/16 in. (3.5 x 1.8 x 12.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.99a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.99a-d_PS9.jpg)
overall, 16.99a-d_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Small wooden scribe's palette inscribed in Aramaic, "Palette of Haya"(?). Two depressions for paint and two pens inside of case. Separate sliding cover.
Condition: Paint depressions have considerable deposit. Edges slightly chipped.
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