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Necklace

Period:
First Intermediate Period–Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–17
Date:
ca. 2124–1580 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt and Sudan, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 2, Grave 195, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Medium:
Shell, stone
Dimensions:
l. 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.125.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by F. Ll. Griffith during his 1911-1912 season at Gebel Faras. Ceded to Griffith in the division of finds. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Griffith, 1913.

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