Art/ Collection/ Art Object

String of beads

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Antefiker (400), west, Pit 402 chamber B, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Shell (marine), Nacre, Pearl, Carnelian, green feldspar, faience, Paste
Dimensions:
L. 89 cm (35 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.1186
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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