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String of 4 barrel 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:
Carnelian, faience
Dimensions:
L. of each bead: 1-1.3 cm (3/81/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.91c
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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