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String of 16 beads

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–18
Date:
ca. 2124–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 800 group, MMA excavations, 1929–30
Medium:
Blue faience
Dimensions:
L. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.91g
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, various years. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1931.

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