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Scarab and Bead Bracelet

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, back of right hand, MMA 1920
Medium: Lapis lazuli, carnelian, linen cord
Dimensions: Length of scarab 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in); w. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in); h. 2 cm (3/4 in) Length of barrel bead 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in), diam. 1.2 cm (1/2 in) Length of cylinder bead 4.3 cm (1 5/16 in); diam. 0.9 cm (5/16 in) Total length 65 cm (25 9/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.14

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