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    EGYPT. New Kingdom, circa 1550-1077 BCE. Wooden cosmetic spoon. With simple features, just over three inches (7.5 cm) in length, the handle carved in the shape of a lotus plant joined to an ovoid bowl. The handle is reminiscent of papyrus scroll rollers with representations of a lotus at the top, next to the spoon bowl itself. Cf: Les Objets de Toilette Egyptiennes au Musee du Louvre (1972) object e.5385, 47. Minor losses to bowl, otherwise intact.

    From The Living Torah Museum Collection; acquired from Sands of Time Ancient Art Inc, 2000; from a private Australian collection, originally acquired circa 1965.


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