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Black granite pestle (?) with lateral handles. Illustration: yes.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Pyramid Temple, room B (= magazine 17)
  • Material
    Black granite
  • Dimensions
    34 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaure
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1908.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VIII_sp065LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): Menkaure Pyramid Temple

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People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

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