Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1514-1493 B.C.E.
14 1/16 x 9 x 3/8 in. (35.7 x 22.8 x 0.9 cm)
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Scribe's Board, 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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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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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