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Accession_Number E.23.10
adlib_title Egyptian scribes palette
Shape Palette
Shape_description Scribes palette
Material Slate
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color GLEY1 4/5GY
Decoration Dense with a small base below a trapazoidal shape. The natural black remains only on the base.
Inscriptions
Condition The actual pallete is covered with many small scratches, which, combined with the reside of pigments, have left it a light grey colour. There are chips missing from two corners of the base, one larger than the other, with two other chips in diagonal corners of the trapazoid.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Kingdom / 2nd Intermediate Period
Date 1991-1320
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0108.jpg
Bottom view of an Egyptian scribes palette.
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2002.98.0109.jpg
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Oblique view of an Egyptian scribe palette.
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Top view of Egyptian scribe palette.
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Side view of Egyptian Scribe's Palette
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Top view of an Egyptian scribes palette.
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2002.98.0113.jpg
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Side view of an Egyption scribes palette.
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Beazley_DB
Height 2.4
Diameters L. 15.2; W. 9.4
Handle_height
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh
Date_edited 30.08.2002
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