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Dark wood; in shape of a cartouche, crowned; handle on back.

Provenance

Said to be from Edfu. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Late Period,

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.0 x 5.5 cm (6 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1646

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing