Scoop

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.766

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze heavily incrusted; cylindrical shank, with small narrow scoop at end braced by a rib on under side.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription