Ancient Egyptian cosmetics spoon

Ancient Egyptian cosmetics spoon

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Caption: Ancient Egyptian cosmetics spoon. This artefact from Ancient Egypt, made in the shape of a woman, is thought to have been used to hold cosmetic ointments for women. The woman's body is made of ivory, and the wig is made from ebony. This artefact is several thousand years old. It is now on display in the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Russia. Photographed in 1971.

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