Pottery Ladle

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


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Coarse Nile silt, thrown on wheel, string cut base

Overall: 2 5/16 × 3 7/8 × 4 3/8 in. (5.9 × 9.9 × 11.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Fayoum, possibly Rubayyat, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s label: large ink “R”


British excavations in Egypt. British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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