Pestle card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Pebble probably used to crush and grind pigment for cosmetics. Marked 376 in black ink indicating the grave where the object was found. From W. M. Flinders Petrie's excavations at Naqada for the Egyptian Research Account. Revd. William Macgregor's collection number 1761 printed in red on a small white label stuck to the surface.