Spoon

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 1.2 cm (4 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4505

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Cosmetic and medical

Bronze spoon; thin handle; several lines chiselled around base of handle; brightly cleaned, handle somewhat incrusted; perfect condition.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way