STEATITE (SOAPSTONE) INKSTAND

MS 1987/10
MS Short Title STEATITE (SOAPSTONE) INKSTAND
Text SCRIBE'S INKSTAND
Description Inkstand, green glazed steatite, Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1069 BC, 1 inkstand, 6,0x3,5x1,8 cm, 2 holes for black and red ink, decoration of parallel lines at either end.
Provenance 1. Scribe, Egypt (ca. 1550-1069 BC); 2. Private collection, Netherlands (1959-1998); 3. Charles Ede, London, May 1998.
See also MS 3021/1, Cylinder seal, Babylonia, 800-600 BC
MS 1655/2, Inkwell, Khirbet Qumran, before 68 AD
MS 1835, Wax tablet, London, early 2nd c.

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