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Cylindrical, uneven with a chip out of one side. Ground down on all sides, but especially flat on one face. gray.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag: S.F.5011. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.9 x 5.1 cm (2 11/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-353

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household