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Hepy, Sweret amulet

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:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
h. 3 cm (1 3/16 in); w. 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.158
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.

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