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

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