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Gold spoon: E.5.1900

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Titles

Gold spoon

Description

Spoon, with soldered handle. from the grave of a child.

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.5 cm

Find spot

  • Hierakonpolis Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1900) by the Egyptian Research Account

Dating

Predynastic
Production date: 3000 BC

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.5.1900
Primary reference Number: 49918
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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