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Grinding stone

Egyptian
Predynastic
pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama

Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.427a

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One of a pair of grinding stones (upper and lower) with worn faces. Dark brown color.
A) is on view
B) is in Bas. W 01,b

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart