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Earring

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, 1911–12
Medium:
Gold, faience
Dimensions:
L. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.), Diam. of ring 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.180.419
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 120
Museum excavations, 1911-1912. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1912.

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