This is a wooden cosmetic spoon in the form of an ankh. The stem was depicted as a flowering papyrus stalk held by two figures of Bes (facing inwards). There is a green-blue paste inlay. From the tomb of the governor Menena at Sedment, Egypt. 18th Dynasty, 1549-1292 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).
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