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Necklace with Shen-Amulet of Senebtisi

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: late Dynasty 12–early Dynasty 13
Date: ca. 1859–1770 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), Pit 763, burial of Senebtisi, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium: Gold, carnelian, turquoise, faience (some restored)
Dimensions: L. 69 cm (27 3/16 in.); shen amulet: 1.3 × 1.3 × 0.4 cm (1/2 × 1/2 × 3/16 in.); hes vase bead: 1.4 × 0.4 cm (9/16 × 3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number: 07.227.9

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