First Intermediate Period
Object Place: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/2122
Length: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet representing the flat blade of the pesesh-kef and topped by a human head, probably female, in full relief. On the back of the head is a suspension loop.
From Mesheikh. MES/2122. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition