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Six Shell Jewelry Elements

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 15
Date:
ca. 1648–1540 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Possibly from Eastern Delta
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
necklace: l. 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in) each element: h. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
68.136.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Purchased by the Museum from Nicolas Koutoulakis, Geneva.

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