Pestle made from inscribed object, Diorite

Pestle made from inscribed object

Period:
Middle Kingdom–early New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 3rd–1st Millenium B.C.
Geography:
Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes, MMA excavations; From Egypt
Medium:
Diorite
Dimensions:
H. 8.1 (3 3/16 in); w. 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of James H. Schwartz, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.82.2
Not on view
Excavated by the museum, acquired by the museum in the division of finds before 1936. Not accessioned. Released in the 1960s. Donated to the museum by Dr. James H. Schwartz, who had received from a friend who purchased it at that time.