Reed pen



Accession Number
EC1843
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Maths and writing case, Writing
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Writing equipment, Pen
Material
Plant products (Reed)
Measurements
Length: 219mm | Diameter: 11mm
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.

Bibliography

Petrie, W.M. 1927. 'Objects of Daily Use' 66, pl. LVIII.54-58