Scribal Tools, Adigrat, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2009

Scribal Tools, Adigrat, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2009

An inhorn with black ink, a small bottle of red ink, a bamboo pen (ba’ar), and a piece of tile used for rubbing the parchment surface before scribing all sit in their places on a wooden inkstand, in the home of a scribe in Adgrat, Tigray Province, Ethiopia.



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