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Pestle

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1850–1750 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid south of House A1:2, Pit 896 (or 892? west of pyramid), MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Granite
Dimensions:
h. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.186
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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