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String of Beads

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Birabi, Tomb CC 24, Carnarvon excavations, 1911
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
l. 37 cm (14 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1367
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1910; acquired by Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Carnarvon, 5th Earl of and Howard Carter 1912. Five Years' Explorations at Thebes. p. 53, pl. XLVI.

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