Necklace of Gold Ball Beads

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: Gold, linen cord
Dimensions: Overall length of necklace 64 cm (25 3/16 in); diam. of beads 0.9–1.1 cm (3/8–7/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.17

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