Writing Materials from early Egypt
- ca. 1870
- Albumen print from wet collodion negative on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 1/8 inches (27 × 20.6 cm) and Mount: 18 × 14 inches (45.7 × 35.6 cm)
Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower right: "W1949"
Stamped on mount: "The Library, | Clifton College."; label on mount: "279: XVIII-XIX Dynasties. And Later. | Writing materials. (I) Wooden pallet, (2) Porcelain pallet with name of Meri, (3) Wooden pallet, dedicated to Thoth and Osiris, (4) Another with name of Ptahmes, a scribe, (5) Another with name of Pameraua, scribe in the reign of Amenophis III., (6) Ivory pallet, (7) Bronze ink-stand and chair, (8) Blank roll of papyrus."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- pallet | papyrus | scribe | writing
- Associated Places:
- Egypt | Saqqara | África
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Stephen Thompson, active 19th century, British, Writing Materials from early Egypt, ca. 1870
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