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Fragments from a Scribe's Writing Board

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 11
Date: ca. 2130–1981 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 515, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium: Sycomore wood, gesso
Dimensions: A: L. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); W. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); Th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) B: L. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); W. 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); Th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number: 26.3.277a, b

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