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Necklace of Sithathoryunet

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III
Date: ca. 1887–1813 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, el-Lahun (Illahun, Kahun; Ptolemais Hormos), Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), Chamber E, box 4, EES 1914
Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, green feldspar, amethyst
Dimensions: l. 82 cm (32 5/16 in) l. of drop beads 0.14 cm-0.24 cm; diam. of amethyst ball beads 0.05 cm
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number: 16.1.4

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