Scribe’s Palette and Reed Pens
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27 to Dynasty 30
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)
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
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.
This item is not on view
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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