Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Period to early Roman Period
1 1/4 x 7/8 x 2 in. (3.2 x 2.2 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
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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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Scribe's Inkwell, 664 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Faience, 1 1/4 x 7/8 x 2 in. (3.2 x 2.2 x 5.1 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, 16.139. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.139_37.80E_NegGrpA_cropped_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Small oblong blue-green faience scribe's inkwell with two circular openings with cartouche outline around each rim.
Condition: Entire piece badly chipped. Glaze badly worn; of poor workmanship.
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