sábado, 5 de diciembre de 2015

A cosmetic spoon

A cosmetic spoon in the form of a panther holding a leaf in its jaws and forepaws, made from acacia wood. The panther wears a collar which implies that he may have been a pet. The leaf has been identified as acanthus.

Present location LIVERPOOL MUSEUM [03/061] LIVERPOOL
Inventory number M13516
Archaeological Site UNKNOWN
Category SPOON
Material ACACIA
Technique INCISED

Bibliography•Piotr Beinkowski and Angela Tooley., Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum., 1995., 52; pl.73.
•Charles Gatty., Catalogue of the Mayer Collection (Part One)., 1879., 65,No.457


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