Pestle

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45980

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Porphyry, long and nearly cylindrical with slight flare.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: March 30, 2001)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription