Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Necklace of Ball Beads and a Vase Amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 2040–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 2, Burials P x, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Faience, anhydrite Blue faience beads; blue marble amulet
Dimensions:
L. 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.252
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

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