Coffee Mortar


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Artifact Identification Coffee Mortar   (1931.09.0006A)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Processing & Preparation T&E
  4. :
  5. Food Preparation Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Ottoman Empire, 19th century
Culture Arab

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 28.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 22.1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 4,594 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Stain, Animal--Tooth--Ivory, Metal--Aluminum
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Hollowing, Staining, Incising, Inlaying
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Per Joel Gordon, Dept. of History, UIUC, 1997: (Info on 1931.09.0006a/b) " This piece looks African."

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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