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Grinding stone

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The surface used for grinding is flat and smooth the back is dome shaped. The rest of the stone is rounded and rough.

Provenance

From Metadul (ASN 50/37/2) 1908. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 5.3 x 11.1 cm (2 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50/37/2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment