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Shell-shaped Pendant

Period: Late Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 12, late–17
Date: ca. 1850–1550 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 840, pit in portico, MMA excavations, 1912–13
Medium: Silver rich in gold (electrum)
Dimensions: H. 2.3 x W. 2.2 cm (8 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1913
Accession Number: 13.180.3

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