Rubbing stone

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hierokonpolis

Dimensions

Depth x length x width: 1.9 x 5 x 3.2 cm (3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1023

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Basalt, worn very smooth. Oval and flat in profile.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription