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4.6: Seated Scribe

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  • Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of The Seated Scribe.


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    The Seated Scribe​, c. 2620–2500 BCE, c. fourth Dynasty, Old Kingdom, painted limestone with rock crystal, magnesite, and copper/arsenic inlay for the eyes and wood for the nipples, found in Saqqara (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

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