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Bead

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Dark glaze over light blue faience
Dimensions:
h. 0.9 cm (3/8 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.151.611
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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