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Jewelry Elements

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late
Date:
ca. 1878–1805 B.C.
Geography:
Probably from Memphite Region, Dahshur, de Morgan excavations, 1894–95; From Egypt
Medium:
Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
overall: l. 7 cm (2 3/4 in); spacers: w. 0.7 cm (1/4 in); h. 0.6 cm (1/ 4 in); shells: diam. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); mace beads l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1309-.1312
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Formerly MacGregor Collection; purchased by Lord CArnarvon at the MacGregor sale [Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge 1922]; Carnarvon Colection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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