pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama
Legacy dimension: diameter approximately 0.063
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pestle of grinding stone, with upper and lower faces worn from use. Roughly cylindrical.
From Merimda Beni Salama. 1938-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1933)
Gift of Albert Rothbart