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Bead

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
l. 2.3 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1141
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Stated to be from Amarna and purchased from the Amherst collection by Lord Carnarvon. Purchased by the museum with the Carnarvon Collection from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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