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Cosmetic Spoon in the Shape of a Tilapia with Water Lilies

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
l. 18 cm (7 1/16 in); w. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1966
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
J. Pierpont Morgan collection, purchased from Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1909. Donated to the Museum in 1917.

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