Cosmetic spoon, Bone

Cosmetic spoon

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.172.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Purchased from Michael Abemayor, 1951

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 190, fig. 106.

Wallert, Ingrid 1967. Der verzierte Löffel: seine Formgeschichte und Verwendung im alten Ägypten, Ägyptologische Abhandlungen, 16. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, N 20, p. 134, pp. 13–4.