<em>Scribe's Board</em>, ca. 1514-1493 B.C.E. Wood, ink, 14 1/16 x 9 x 3/8 in. (35.7 x 22.8 x 0.9 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, 16.120. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.120_view1.jpg)

Scribe's Board

Medium: Wood, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1514-1493 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 1/16 x 9 x 3/8 in. (35.7 x 22.8 x 0.9 cm)


Accession Number: 16.120

Image: CUR.16.120_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong wooden scribe’s exercise board gesso coated, obverse and reverse inscribed in hieratic with portion of ”Instruction of Amenemmes I.” (Text in black, dots in red). Probably a companion piece to 16.119. Condition: Extremely bad. Extensive portions of gesso coating missing. Large square fragment missing from center. Entire board badly warped.

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