Grinding stone

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Metardul, Cemetery 50, Grave 37

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 5.3 x 11.1 cm (2 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50/37/2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

The surface used for grinding is flat and smooth the back is dome shaped. The rest of the stone is rounded and rough.

Provenance

From Metadul (ASN 50/37/2) 1908. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia