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String of beads

Period:
Middle or Late New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C. or ca. 1186–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, west of pyramid, "from wall" (of a house?), MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Blue, green and black faience
Dimensions:
l. 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.440
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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