Pestle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 5011

Dimensions

Other: 6.9 x 5.1 cm (2 11/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-353

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Cylindrical, uneven with a chip out of one side. Ground down on all sides, but especially flat on one face. gray.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag: S.F.5011. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition