spoon (food processing & storage)

Spoon made of dark wood, with a carved human figure on the handle. The figure is naked, and has a bow-shape on the top of the head. The back of the head is elongated, and there are incised lines down the back of the neck. The figure has a carved nodule on the front of the neck, resembling an Adam's apple.

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