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String of Wedjat Amulets

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12–13
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb 954, Burial 954L, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Gold, carnelian, lapis-lazuli, amethyst, beryl
l. 16 cm (6 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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