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Scribal palette

Wooden scribal palette with four pigment wells(possibly two for pigment; two for water) and compartment for reed writing implements, of which part of one original remains; incised inscription names the owner as "The royal draftsmen of the Lord of the Two Lands, Amenemwia."

Provenance

By 1922: with the estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell; 1922: given to the MFA by the Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell. (Accession Date: May 4, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

22.549

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing