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Rubbing stone

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Rubbing stone fashioned from a desert pebble stone.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 102, no. 3. [M/102/3]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4 x 4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.263

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical