Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bead or amulet

Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty 12
ca. 1950–1804 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), south cemetery, Pit 425, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Gold, wood, green feldspar, lapis lazuli, jasper and beryl
l. 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
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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