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Title: Leopard-Head Girdle 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, Lahun, Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), Chamber E, box 1, BSAE excavations 1914
Medium: Gold, amethyst, diorite pellets (inside)
circumference of girdle: 81 cm (31 7/8 in.)
large leopard heads: 4.5 x 1.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
small leopard heads: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)
Diam (amethyst beads): 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number: 16.1.6
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