Art/ Collection/ Art Object

"Opening of the Mouth", Peseshkef tool amulet

Period:
Late Old Kingdom–Early Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 8–12
Date:
ca. 2150–1950 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory or bone
Dimensions:
H. 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.100.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Collection of Georges Michailidis, Cairo, who said they had been acquired from Guy Brunton.. Acquired by the Museum from Georges Michailidis in 1959.

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