AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE VOTIVE SCRIBE'S INK WELL
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Turquoise green in color, the oval vessel with two wells designed as juxtaposed shen-signs, the vessel sides inscribed in hieroglyphs, the text introduced by confronted recumbent lions, reading, in part, "his beloved son, Horakhty, the prophet of Thoth and Ptah"
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) long