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Mortar from a foundation deposit

Light limestone; bottom smooth; sides roughly worked; boss on each side at rim. Worked depression.


From Gemayemi. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the temple at Gemayemi, till; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Object Place

Gemayemi, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits