Spoon

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 832

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.2 x 3.9 cm (3 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-642

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Bronze spoon, part of handle broken in antiquity, beaten sheet metal.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 832). 1923: 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