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String of barrel beads with 3 lion amulets and 4 scarabs

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1981–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Amethyst
Dimensions:
L. 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of David Dows, 1945
Accession Number:
45.4.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Mrs. Jane S. Dows Collection; donated to the museum by David Dows, her son, 1945

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