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Scribe's Palette

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood
DATES ca. 1759–1075 B.C.E.
PERIOD Late Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 16.137a: 1 3/4 x 3/8 x 15 15/16 in. (4.4 x 0.9 x 40.5 cm) 16.137b part of palette: 5/16 × 8 5/8 in. (0.8 × 21.9 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS b3k n pr djet "servant of the house of eternity"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 16.137a-b
CREDIT LINE 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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