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Necklace

Period:
Ptolemaic Period
Date:
332–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Central Delta, Xois (Sakha), Carnarvon excavations 1912
Medium:
Gold, garnets, green stone
Dimensions:
L. 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1383
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1912. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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