Spoon

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Length x width: 5.6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.219

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Spoon of ivory. End of handle broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription