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Pestle

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Top and bottom rounded; surface rough.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Ht x D: 6.7 x 4.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.205

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical