Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 18 (probably)
New Kingdom (probably)
5 13/16 × 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (14.8 × 0.8 × 24 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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Irregular Fragment. Limestone, ink, 5 13/16 × 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (14.8 × 0.8 × 24 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, 16.118a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.118_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Both sides covered with rectangular compartments containing figures, hieroglyphs, and hieratic signs. Possibly it was used as a guide for scribes in making inscriptions.
Condition: Incomplete; numerous gaps, some of the inscriptions faded. Impossible to determine original size but to judge from the long side, the entire width is preserved. Probably about one inch of each end missing.
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