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Necklace of ball beads and gold amulets

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, Tomb CC 37, Burial 78, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1911
Medium:
Gold over pitch, carnelian, lapis lazuli Carnelian Lapis-lazuli
Dimensions:
L. 43 cm (16 15/16 in) Amulets: L. 0.9–1.1 cm (3/8 in); W. 0.4–0.5 cm (1/8–1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1384
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1911. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection, 1911–1926. Purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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