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Calcite grinder


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Title/s

Calcite grinder

Category

tool/implement

Name

whetstone

Description

whetstone (?), inscribed in hieratic with the name of the royal secretary Huy. Used for grinding pigments.

Field Collection

foundation deposit ? Egypt

Dimensions

length 9 cm

Period

New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1295 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

calcite

Accession Number

E.GA.3050.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57480; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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