Stelophorous Statue of Bay Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Reign: reign of Seti I or later Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Limestone Dimensions: Overall: H. 15 cm in); 15 cm in) upper half: h.
Reed pens and black ink – 3200 BCE - Not only were ancient Egyptians the first to invent papyrus paper and writing, they were also the first to invent black ink and popularize the use of reed pens. The ink was made from water, soot and vegetables gums.
Female figure Period: Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty Date: ca. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, MMA Medium: Limestone, paint Dimensions: h. cm in) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1922 Accession Number: MMA, New York