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Hepy, Bracelet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early-mid
Date:
ca. 1950–1885 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, mastaba west of Senwosretankh, Pit 3, Burial of Hepy, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Medium:
Gold, lapis-lazuli
Dimensions:
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:
34.1.156
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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