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Whetstone

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Stone whetstone shaped like elongated pyramid, heavily encrusted.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Greek,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6.4 x 2 x 2 cm (2 1/2 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45921

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment