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Scribe's Tablet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Ahmose (TT 121), MMA excavations, 1930–31
Medium:
Wood, ink
Dimensions:
H. 18.5 × W. 12.3 × D. 1.5 cm (7 5/16 × 4 13/16 × 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.318
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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