Rectangular Toilet Spoon with Handle
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
1 9/16 width x 1 3/16 x 5 5/16 in. total length (4 x 3 x 13.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Wooden toilet spoon. A deep rectangular spoon surmounts a papyrus column handle. The handle is worked on the upper surface only. Between the handle and the dish of the spoon is a band of wood decorated with incised geometric patterns.
Condition: The handle is broken on the right side of the umbel. The entire object is worn and in places shows traces of gesso or some white pigmentations.
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Rectangular Toilet Spoon with Handle, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood, 1 9/16 width x 1 3/16 x 5 5/16 in. total length (4 x 3 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.618E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.618E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.618E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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