Pestle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, San el Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 2.9 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.207

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Black porphyry?; short cylinder, smooth surface; rounded ends.

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