Necklace of Wah

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), Mummy, bandages at neck, MMA excavations, 1920
Medium: Carnelian, moss agate, milky quartz, glazed steatite, black and white porphyry, linen cord
Dimensions: Total l. 103 cm (40 9/16 in) beads: L. 1-1.95 cm (3/8-3/4 in.); diam. 04-1.1 cm (3/16-7/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.16

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