Scribe's polisher

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x Width: 9.2 x 1.6 cm (3 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.781

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way