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Spoon

Toilet Box

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Object Number:E14199
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies Gallery)
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2253
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep II
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1426-1400 BC
Early Date: -1426
Late Date: -1400
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Nude Female
Girl
Lotus
Swimmer
Height: 10 cm
Length: 25 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Cosmetic box/spoon in the shape of a nude swimming girl holding a lotus in her hands. The lotus flower forms the box and its lid is attached by means of a wooden pin. Some pigment remains.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Egyptian Daily Life (1977) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 232-33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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