- Museum number
Rectangular wooden scribal palette; name of Ameny inscribed in cavity; contains six rush brushes.
Height: 0.90 centimetres (case)
Length: 33.50 centimetres (case and reeds)
Length: 24.60 centimetres (case)
Weight: 45 grammes (case with reeds)
Width: 3.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Glanville, S.R.K., Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Vol.18, 1932, p.54-55.
Regulski, I. (ed.), 2022. Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt, p. 224
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015, 19th June - 5th Sept. Wrexham County Borough Museum. Egyptian Written Culture.
2016 12 Mar-8 May, Carlisle, Tullie House, Writing for Eternity
2016 20 May-4 Sept, The Salisbury Museum, Writing for Eternity
2016 16 Sept-10 Jan 2017, Abergavenny Museum, Writing for Eternity
2017 21 Jan-21 May, Museum of Hartlepool, Writing for Eternity
2022-2023 13 Oct-19 Feb, London, BM, Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BS.5516 (Birch Slip Number)