Cosmetic spoon in shape of swimming woman

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 312/8

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.34890

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

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

Provenance

From Zawyet 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