Pestle

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 4.1 x 6.1 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.210

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Black stone; surface rough; lower side slightly convex; shallow hole in top.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription