Spoon

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W179

Dimensions

3.1 x .4 cm (1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-422

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

spoon with ornamental handle; tip of bowl broken off, handle broken in two

Provenance

From Meroe, W 179 February, 1922; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition