Pestle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Other: 3.6 x 2.3 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.208

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Porphyry; flat convex base; rounded top; surface rough.

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