Ink horn made of brass in two sections soldered together; holder for the pens, long thin and rectangular and stamped in Arabic script, together with hinged lid and an inkwell attached near the top of the pen holder, rectangular but bulbous in the middle, with a hinged tightly fitting lid on the top (hinges are two separate pieces riveted on to the lid) and there is a small catch on the top to hold the lid in place.
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