Reed pen



Accession Number
EC1834
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Maths and writing case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Writing equipment, Pen
Periods
Graeco-Roman Period to Byzantine Period
Dynasty
First century CE/AD
Material
Plant products (Reed)
Measurements
Length: 134mm | Diameter: 9mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A reed pen. Similar pens are published in Petrie, W.M. 1927. 'Objects of Daily Use' 66, pl. LVIII.54-58 from Lahun, Wushym and Hawara and were dated by Petrie to the Roman Period.