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Barrel bead

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret III
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Sehetepibreankh, Pit 6L.P15, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Red stone with gray veining
Dimensions:
l. 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.1.30
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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