Grinder or pestle
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Legacy dimension: length: .20; diameter at widest end: .04
Medium or Technique
Greywacke or basalt
Not On View
Cylindrical; thicker end is much worn around sides as if from grinding in a circular motion in a mortar; each end is battered from pounding.
1903: Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe from Mohassib of Luxor for the MFA
Emily Esther Sears Fund