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Hepy, Bracelet

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12, early-mid
ca. 1950–1885 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, mastaba west of Senwosretankh, Pit 3, Burial of Hepy, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Gold, lapis-lazuli
Gold spacers: h. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in); d. 0.4 cm (3/16 in) Beads and spacers: l. 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in); Including string ties l. 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 232, fig. 149.

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