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Reed ink holder: E.18b.1910

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Reed ink holder

Description

Ink well, still containing black ink or pigment, with remains of stopper in position

Measurements and weight

Length: 10 cm

Find spot

  • Ahnas el Medina (?) Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by The Egyptian Exploration Fund

Dating

Coptic
300 - 600

Materials used in production

Reed

Techniques used in production

Cut : Stoppered

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.18b.1910
Primary reference Number: 51052
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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