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Accession_Number E.23.11
adlib_title Egyptian scribes palette
Shape Palette
Shape_description Scribes palette
Material Slate
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Straight base below a trapezoid shape (slightly better defined than E.23.10). Now grey in colour all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, with many scratches on the top of the trapezoid. There is a large black deposit on the base, which viscous to the touch so is probably quite recent.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Kingdom / 2nd Intermediate Period
Date 1991-1320
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda Reading E.23.10
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 1.8
Diameters L. 8.9; W. 5.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 06.01.2006
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