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Mortar from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Gemayemi, Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.8 x 3.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.678

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Light limestone; bottom smooth; sides roughly worked; boss on each side at rim. Worked depression.

Provenance

From Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the temple at Gemayemi, till; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription