Birch, Samuel   [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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WRITING UTENSILS.

too detached to give a connected sense. Boards of this kind appear to have
been used at the Roman period, and to have superseded the ostraha, of cal-
careous stone, or pottery, employed by the ancient Egyptians. 10^ in, high,
5§ in. wide. Sycamore wood.

1457. Papyrus, broken up and not unrolled, and wrapped in linen, appa-
rently part of a hieratic ritual.

• 1458. Papyrus, wrapped in linen, with a plain narrow striped band. 5^ in.
long.
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