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Cylindrical Beads from a Necklace

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret III
Date:
ca. 1878–1840 B.C.
Geography:
Probably from Memphite Region, Dahshur, de Morgan excavations, 1894–95; From Egypt
Medium:
Gold, turquoise, lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
l. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1308
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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