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Ink palette

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


Dimensions

Length x width: 6 x 4.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1506

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

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