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Acacia seed beads (7)

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Gold, carnelian
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.137.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
From the Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Thutmose III found during World War I. The finds from the tomb had been purchased by the museum in almost their entirety by 1926. These pieces were seen with Galerie Nefer, Zurich in 1980, and were purchased from that gallery in 1982. Published in Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, cat. 151-2.

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