Scribe's polisher

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 10.5 cm (3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.782

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Stone; black; highly polished; one side convex, other flat; one end broken.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way