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Cosmetic spoon in shape of swimming woman

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Wooden cosmetic spoon in the form of a woman swimming and holding a duck.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave Z 312-8; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1907: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.34890

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical