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Handle of an "Opening of the Mouth" Peseshkef amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb 954, Burial 954L, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium:
Gold; copper
Dimensions:
l. 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.279
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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