Rubber or pestle

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 3.7 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2388

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Stone; dark brown; fine-grained; very good condition. Belongs with 11.2387.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition