Grinding palette and pestle

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.4 x 9.2 x 16 cm (15/16 x 3 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1206

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Rectangular. Incised cartouche surrounding oval sinkage. Worn from use.

Provenance

From Semna. February, 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: February 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition