Rubbing stone

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1547

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Granite (?); nearly cylindrical with convex end.

Provenance

Said to be from Gebelein. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1546-03.1547) for 5 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund