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Ink palette

Flat rectangular ink palette with two circular wells with raised rims.

Provenance

Said to be from Mahalla. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1472-03.1473, 03.1495-03.1496, 03.1506) for 12 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?), 1550–1070 B.C. (?)

Accession Number

03.1506

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing