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Pen tray

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 14–17
1700–1550 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 2 cm (11 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7429

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Ebony palette, inscribed- ” Sealer overseer in the Palace I-maa-Ab”. Mended.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 62. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription