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)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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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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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.
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