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Grinding stone

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Grinding stone; cylindrical, sides abraded, ends battered. Red stain or patina in blotches.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 26 [M/26/10] 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/26/10

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment