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Ribbed Penannular Earring

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Ahmose–Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1550–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1907–11
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); w. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1335
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1907-1911. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection until 1926. Purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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