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Spoon

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Spoon

Provenance

Said to be from Asyut, excavations of Chassinat for the Louvre. 1904: Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA from Kyticas, Cairo. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian,

Findspot

Asyut, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 9.2 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm (3 5/8 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.04.3

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical