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Metropolitan Museum of Arts Egyptian Hieroglyphic Rollerball Pen


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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Egyptian Hieroglyphic Rollerball Pen. It was a form of writing known as “the speech of the gods,” often used for religious inscription and therefore called hieroglyphs, or holy carvings. The Egyptians used this script for more than three millennia, through the end of the third century A.D. For the most part it was the province of priests, as only the well educated could read and write hieroglyphs.

    This most ancient form of written communication often used pictures to “spell” words. A wavy line meant water. Other times two or more unrelated pictures combined to create a concept. An English-language equivalent would be conjoining the pictures of a bee and a leaf to convey “belief".

    Our pen, with its four-sided tapered barrel, suggests the shape of the obelisk, the stone monument on which the Egyptians carved many hieroglyphs. But these hieroglyphs were taken from a different stone design—a false door belonging to Metjetji, a noble during the reign of King Unis (ca. 2353-2323 B.C.). The glyphs are part of a traditional offering inscription and depict, among other images, a snake, a jackal, several birds, and the wavy line meaning water.

    The roller ball pen has twist caps.

  • Type Rollerball
    Colors Gold
    Dimensions -
    Length Capped -
    Length Posted -
    Material Lacquer
    Grip Material Metal
    Trims Gold Plate
    Retractable No
    Can Engrave No
    Cap Mechanism Snap Cap
    Cap can post Yes
    Has Clip Yes
    Special Features Balanced and comfortable to hold
    Refills & Inks Standard Rollerball Refill
    Filling Mechanism Refill
    Complimentary Packaged in a Gift Box
    Series Met Museum of Arts Egyptian Hieroglyphic
    Weight(lb) 0.5625
    Brand Metropolitan Museum of Arts
    Warranty 1 Year Mechanical Warranty
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