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Necklace of 1 amulet, 1 cylinder, 6 spherical beads, and 1 drop pendant

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Amethyst, carnelian, garnet, faience, glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. 33 cm (13 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.131
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918–19. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

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