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Cylindrical Amulet with Gold Caps

Late Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12, late - 13 up to 1700
ca. 1850–1700 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A1:2, Pit 884, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Gold, bronze
a) L. 2.2 cm (7/8 in) b) Diam. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.139a, b
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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