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The handle of this strainer is in the shape of a lotus. It was used to strain liquids.

Egypt, Ptolemaic Period (332-30 B.C.)
Second century B.C.

"Strainer"
Bronze, 9 x 3-11/16 x 1 inches
Gift of C. Herbert Ocumpaugh, 28.337
Collection of the Memorial Art Gallery

ODYSSEY HOME NEAR EAST Egypt GREECE ROME

© Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University,
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and Dallas Museum of Art
For more information please contact odyssey@emory.edu.
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