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Scarab Bracelet 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, over crossed wrists, MMA 1920
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Dimensions: Overall bracelet: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.) Scarab: 2.7 × 1.9 × 1.2 cm (1 1/16 × 3/4 × 1/2 in.) Barrel bead: 1.6 × 1.3 cm (5/8 × 1/2 in.) Cylinder bead: 1.5 × 1.1 cm (9/16 × 7/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.13

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