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Cosmetic spoon with duck-head handle

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
L. 12 cm (4 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1283
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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