Medium: Wood, ink
Dates:ca. 1514-1493 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 6 3/16 x 10 15/16 x 3/16 in. (15.7 x 27.8 x 0.4 cm)
Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 16.119
Catalogue Description: Oblong wooden scribe’s exercise board, gesso coated, with obverse and reverse inscribed in Hieratic with portion of “Instructions of Amenemmes I” (Text in black, dots in red). The board is a typical exercise board of the New Kingdom and has the customary hole for suspension on the right edge. There are faint traces of other inscriptions presumably erased by the scribe. Condition: Extremely fragile. Fragments missing from upper edge and left side; small portion of gesso coating missing. Entire object assembled from many fragments.