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Micaceous shist whetstone or polisher

Period:
Late Bronze Age or earlier
Date:
ca. 1600–1050 B.C. or earlier
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Micaceous schist
Dimensions:
Overall: W.:5/8 x L.:2 3/8 x T.:5/8 in. (1.6 x 6 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5032
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1513, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 628, Myres 1513, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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