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Torque-Like Necklace of the Child Myt

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 11
Reign: reign of Mentuhotep II, early
Date: ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Myt, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Pit 18, mummy of Myt, MMA excavations, 1921
Medium: Gold, leather thong, hair (?)
Dimensions: L. of necklace 43 cm (17 11/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number: 22.3.322

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