Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Tanner, Janet
Catalog Number 77.3.030
Description Middle Eastern scribe's case. Brass. Long rectangular container for holding styluses. Two wooden styluses inside. Attached inkwell. Both cases have hinged brass lids. Crown at top of lid on main case. Heavy patterns on brass case may be script. Earlier inventory noted that the scribe wore it on his belt to announce his profession.
Material Brass
Dimensions H-1.7 W-2 L-9 inches