- Old Kingdom
- Dynasty 5
- reign of Isesi–Unis
- ca. 2381–2323 B.C.
- From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, MMA excavations, 1913–14
- L. 13.3 × W. 5.3 cm (5 1/4 × 2 1/16 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1914
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 100
Found in the debris of the shaft and burial chamber of Perneb's tomb, this fragment of limestone is most likely a polisher, used to smooth the surface of worked stone objects or walls.