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Leaf from the Epistle to the Hebrews

This leaf, the first page of Saint Paul's Epistle to the Hebrews written in Greek, is decorated with a handsome rectangular headpiece and a letter topped with a portrait bust of the author. The leaf was origina... more

Colophon of 'Omnium rerum' scribe from BL Harley 4965, f. 212v

Detail of the colophon with the motto of the 'Omnium rerum' scribe: 'Omnium rerum vicissitudo est'. Image taken from f. 212v of De evangelica praeparatione. Written in Latin.

King Arthur dictating to a scribe from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 140

Miniature of King Arthur dictating to a scribe, with a full bar border including men and animals engaging in combat. Image taken from f. 140 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Wr... more

King Arthur dictating to a scribe from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 140

Detail of a miniature of King Arthur dictating to a scribe, with a full bar border including men and animals engaging in combat. Image taken from f. 140 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Mo... more

The Great Commandment / Life In The Times of Jesus Christ / Public Domain Movie

The Great Commandment public domain movie. Creative Commons license: Public Domain from www.archive.org. The Great Commandment - complete movie. An intelligent script, a solid cast and well-paced direction a... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Kanakht

See 30.6.172 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Figure of a scribe

The principal figure visible here is an office in scribal kit, with a writing board under one arm, holding a scribal palette in the other. Behind him is an offering bearer carrying a basket of food, of whom onl... more

Statuette of a Scribe

This statuette depicts a seated scribe with a scroll of papyrus across his lap. His kilt is drawn tightly around his knees to create a flat surface on which to write. He would have held a reed brush in his righ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenemopet

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenemopet (Amen-em-opet) who was also known as Tjanefer (Tja-nefer). He was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun and also had t... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Wadjmose

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Khokha, Tomb of Puyemre (TT 39), courtyard, MMA excavations, 1915 New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenemopet

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenemopet (Amen-em-opet) who was also known as Tjanefer (Tja-nefer). He was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun and also had t... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Nebamun

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Nebamun, owner of Theban tomb 179, who was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun. His father was the scribe Intef and his mother'... more

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenemopet

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenemopet (Amen-em-opet) who was also known as Tjanefer (Tja-nefer). He was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun and also had t... more

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Pawah and His Wife, Henutwadju

This funerary cone is stamped with the impression of a seal inscribed for a scribe named Pawah and his wife, Henutwadju. Funerary cones were used to decorate the facades of private tombs in western Thebes and m... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Pairy

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named Pairy who owned Theban tomb 295. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 576. From Egypt, Upper Egypt... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe of the Treasury Senu

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Senu who was scribe of the treasury. For another example of this type of cone see 15.10.16 and for a drawing of this impression see http://... more

Haremhab as a Scribe of the King

Haremhab was a royal scribe and general of the army under Tutankhamun. He continued to serve during the reign of Aya and eventually succeeded Aya as king. This statue was made before Haremhab ascended the thron... more

Writing board of an apprentice scribe

It is clear from the awkwardly formed hieroglyphs and their uneven spacing that this is the work of an apprentice scribe who was practicing his penmanship. The writing board could be used again and again by scr... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenhotep

Used as architectural decoration, funerary cones were arranged along the upper edge of the facades of private tombs at Thebes. This Cone has the impression of a stamp inscribed for a scribe of the offering tabl... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Neta

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Neta who was high priest (first prophet) of Thutmose I in the king's mortuary temple (called Khenmetankh) and scribe of the divine offering... more

Seated scribe seal

Egypt First Intermediate Period

Shabti of scribe Tjay

From Egypt New Kingdom

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Min

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for the scribe Min who owned Theban tomb 109. Min was also overseer of the priests (prophets) of Osiris and mayor of the oasis. For other examples of this ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Paroy

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named Paroy. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 576. From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Wadjmose

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Khokha, Tomb of Puyemre (TT 39), courtyard, MMA excavations, 1915 New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Aanen

Used as architectural decoration, funerary cones were arranged along the upper edge of the facades of private tombs at Thebes. This cone is inscribed for a Scribe named Aanen. For a drawing of this impression s... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe User

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named User who was also overseer of the fields and cornmeasurer of the god Amun. User also owned Theban tomb 260. For a drawing of this impres... more

Model of a Scribe’s Palette and Tablet

Wooden models (such as 20.3.11) can include figures of scribes. This model scribe’s palette and tablet might have belonged to such a figure. From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Maaty and His Wife Huy

This funerary cone is stamped with the impression of a seal inscribed for a scribe named Maaty and for his wife, the house mistress Huy. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, numbe... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Wesi

This funeerary cone is inscribed for a man named Wesi who was scribe of accounts of grain of the Lord of the Two Lands (the king). Funerary cones were used as architectural decoration, arranged along the upper ... more

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more

Model Palette of a Scribe

Possibly from Lower Egypt; From Egypt New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Min

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for an overseer of the priests (prophets) of the god Onuris named Min who was the owner of Theban tomb 109. For another example of this type of cone see 30... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Kanakht

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named Kanakht. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 534. From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Funerary Cone the Scribe Min

See 09.185.6 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Wesi

See 09.185.7 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna New Kingdom

Model of a granary with scribe and overseer

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis), Khashaba/Kamal excavations, 1910–1914 Middle Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Anen

See 09.185.10 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Nakht and His Wife Tawy

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for the scribe Nakht who was owner of Theban tomb 52. His wife, the singer of Amun Tawy, is also named. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.fun... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe of the Treasury Senu

See 15.10.17 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Khokha, Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuky (TT 181), courtyard and nearby, MMA excavations, 1910 New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenhotep

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenhotep who was scribe of accounts of the grain of Amun. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 557. ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Min

See 09.185.6 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Papyrus burnisher of the Scribe, Merymaat

This papyrus burnisher is inscribed with the name and title of the scribe Merymaat. It was found with a scarab (01.4.5) inscribed with the cartouche of Thutmose III, and with the pieces of a gaming board (01.4.... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenemopet

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenemopet (Amen-em-opet) who was also known as Tjanefer (Tja-nefer). He was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun and also had t... more

Marginal drawings with the monogram of the scribe from BL Burn 68, ff. 73v-74

Text pages with ink drawings in the lower margin, including a decorated catchword and the monogram of the scribe John Clement. Image taken from ff. 73v-74 of Secretum secretorum. Written in Latin.

Nikare as a scribe

Old Kingdom Egyptians sought to express a person's intangible personality by a multiplicity of images. Nikare was represented by at least four statues, including two in the Museum's collection (see also 52.19).... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Maaty and His Wife Huy

See 90.6.253 From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Wadjmose

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Wadjmose who was scibe of the second phophet (priest) of the god Amun. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, ... more

Shabti of the Scribe Huy wearing a Bat-pendant

Shabtis were small magical figures deposited in a tomb to answer for the deceased should he or she be called upon to do labor in the afterlife. This figure depicts Huy as he was in life: clothed in a fashionabl... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenemopet

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Amenemopet (Amen-em-opet) who was also known as Tjanefer (Tja-nefer). He was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun and also had t... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe of Accounts Qenamun

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Qenamun who was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Amenhotep

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named Amenhotep who was also an overseer of craftsmen of the god Amun. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, num... more

Funerary Cone the Scribe Nebamun

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Nebamun, owner of Theban tomb 179, who was scribe of accounts of the grain of the god Amun. His father was the scribe Intef and his mother'... more

Statue of a scribe with a baboon

This small figure of a scribe may lack the sculptural quality of the Museum's statue of Haremhab 23.10.1, but it does also emphasize the close relation of the depicted official with the god Thoth, deity of all ... more

Funerary Cone of the Scribe Sennetjer

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a scribe named Sennetjer. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 173. From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes New Kingdom

Stela of the sistrum-player Wedjashu, daughter of the royal scribe Hor

The scene at the top of the stela depicts Wedjashu, the daughter of Hor, worshipping Osiris, Harendotes (who is identified with Min in Akhmim), Anubis, Isis and Nephthys. The offering formula in the text names ... more

Scarab Inscribed For the Scribe Djehutymose

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 62, West Chapel A, debris, Carnarvon excavations, 1913 New Kingdom

Seated scribe from BL YT 26, f. 2

Miniature of a scribe writing at a desk (thought to be Bede), from the preface to Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 2 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (His... more

Brick of the Scribe Nebamun

This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Nebamun who was scribe of the accounts of the grain of the god Amun-Re. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/,... more

Papyrus fragments from the Book of the Dead of the Scribe Roy

These fragments come from a Book of Coming Forth by Day, commonly known as a Book of the Dead, dedicated to a scribe named Roy. This official lived during the late 18th or early 19th century, likely during the ... more