Kitchen mortar

Kitchen mortar

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Object type: household items

Culture / Provenance: Oman / Ad Dakhiliyah

Material: wood

Date: pre-1970

Width: 13.5 cm
External height: 18.5 cm
Rim thickness: 1.5 cm

Description: kitchen mortar used to grind spices, hollowed out of a wooden log, with the external surface incised in concentrical horizontal lines.

Birgit Mershen

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