Pestle from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Gemayemi, Temple foundation deposit

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.3 x 4.5 cm (7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.680

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Light limestone; soft surface; section of hemisphere with boss on each side; much battered.

Provenance

From Gemayemi, temple foundation deposit. 1897: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription