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String of cylinder beads

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Double Row of Pits, Pit 6L.P13, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Turquoise faience
Dimensions:
L. 104 cm (40 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.1.106
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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