Faience feeding cup
This cup was used to feed babies and infants. The decoration on the sides are the same as those on magical wands, used for the protection of the child. From left to right: the goddess Taweret, a griffin, a snake, a lion and a turtle.
Found in Lisht, the Memphis area, found in the west corner of the pyramid cemetery
Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 12th dynasty, 1850 - 1700 BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum