spoon (food processing & storage)

Wooden spoon made of dark wood with a carved human figure on the handle. There is a bow shape design on top of the head, which has incised concentric cirles on each side. There is an incised line around the top of the head. The figure is naked, and standing with hands on the thighs. The figure is muscular, and carved in considerable detail.

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