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String of Ball Beads

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Palace of Amenhotep III, MMA excavations, 1910–12
Medium:
Glass, red-purple
Dimensions:
L. 23 cm (9 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.215.661
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 120
Museum excavations, 1910–11. Acquired by the Museum in the Division of Finds, 1911.

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