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ancientpeoples:

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

ancientpeoples:

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

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recommendedreading:

Please join us to celebrate 100 issues of Recommended Reading on Monday, April 28 at 6:30pm at the James Cohan Gallery in NYC. Tickets are going fast! Purchase yours here.
Not in NYC? Experience “Card Tricks,”a text-based installation by James Hannaham, recommended by Jennifer Egan, tomorrow in Recommended Reading.

recommendedreading:


Please join us to celebrate 100 issues of Recommended Reading on Monday, April 28 at 6:30pm at the James Cohan Gallery in NYC. Tickets are going fast! Purchase yours here.


Not in NYC? Experience “Card Tricks,”a text-based installation by James Hannaham, recommended by Jennifer Egan, tomorrow in Recommended Reading.



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