Grinding stone

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, 26

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/26/10

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Grinding stone; cylindrical, sides abraded, ends battered. Red stain or patina in blotches.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 26 [M/26/10]
1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition