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Bronze; The ladle has a small cylindrical basin and a long slender handle with hook on end. Broken in eight pieces, and heavily incrusted. (Goes with 87.496a)

Provenance

From the Camp, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Tell Defenneh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 42.4 cm (16 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.496b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment