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Earrings

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
diam. 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1139a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Stated to be from Amarna. Purchased by the museum with the Carnarvon Collection from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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