Faience pestle

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Possible faience pestle, although the choice of material seems very impractical unless it was intended as a model pestle. Described by Margaret Murray as a draughtsman, which she dated to the Ramesside Period. Probably from Abydos. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903. Subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.

Last modified: 20 Mar 2022

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