Stone mortar with flat base and flaring sides

Made:
1501-1900
maker:
Unknown
Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising (from centre Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and

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Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising (from centre
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Group of various pestles & mortars showing the variety of materials, ages and origins. Comprising: Stone mortar and
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Stone mortar with flat base and flaring sides, bands of cream brown and beige stone, possibly from Middle East or North Africa, 1501-1900

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A51980
Measurements:
base: 80 mm,
overall rim: 112 mm,
overall (at lugs): 74 mm x 127 mm .86 kg
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust