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String of beads

Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty 12, early
ca. 1981–1900 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Antefiker (400), west, Pit 402 chamber B, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Shell (marine), Nacre, Pearl, Carnelian, green feldspar, faience, Paste
L. 89 cm (35 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
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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