Art/ Collection/ Art Object

String of ring beads

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2051–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 115, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Faience, turquoise, carnelian, ivory (?)
Dimensions:
L. 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.69
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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