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Spoon

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 162

Dimensions

Length x width: 16.1 x 1.4 cm (6 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3727a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Ivory; handle, duck’s head; made in two pieces. Repaired.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 162. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition