Grinding stone

Egyptian
Predynastic
Merimda, 4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a) nether stone length: approximately 0.160; b) upper stone length: approximately 0.160

Accession Number

33.427b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One of a pair of grinding stones (upper and lower) with worn faces. Dark brown color.

Provenance

Merimda Beni Salama. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32; 1933, given to MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart