Spoon, Wood

Spoon

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Teti Pyramid Cemetery, Tomb of Tjetji, Egyptian Antiquities Service excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.); W. 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.); D. 1 cm (3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.2.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by the Egyptian Antiquities (SAE) at Saqqara, 1920-21. Purchased from the Egyptian Government by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926.

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, pp. 64–65.

Wallert, Ingrid 1967. Der verzierte Löffel: seine Formgeschichte und Verwendung im alten Ägypten, Ägyptologische Abhandlungen, 16. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, N 9, p. 131, pl. 9, p. 17.