Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. XVIII Dynasty
6 5/16 x 5/8 x 1 7/16 in. (16.1 x 1.6 x 3.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Toilet Spoon. Wood, 6 5/16 x 5/8 x 1 7/16 in. (16.1 x 1.6 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.96. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.96_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Wooden tiolet spoon with oblong bowl and papyrus column handle. A spoon, which is practically the duplicate of this specimen, is in the Metropolitan and is there dated as of the 18th Dynasty.
Condition: one side, approximately 1/3 of bowl missing. Likewise fragment of handle missing together with tip of end. Mediocre workmanship.
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