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Bead or amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1950–1804 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), south cemetery, Pit 425, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Gold, wood, green feldspar, lapis lazuli, jasper and beryl
Dimensions:
l. 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.86
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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