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Part of Toilet Spoon in the Form of a Fish

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Stone, possibly steatite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 760-525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 25 to Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Late Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 9/16 x 9/16 x 3 3/4 in. (6.5 x 1.5 x 9.6 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.627E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Grey-green steatite toilet dish in the form of a fish. Only the lower half in the container is preserved with the lid being missing. Condition: Bottom fin broken away; many scratches.
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