The "mistress of the harim Tiye" wears the voluminous wig and clinging dress of her time. Her necklace is made of gold, semi-precious stones and glass.
Formerly collection of the Comtesse Martine de Béhague, Paris (d. 1939). Purchased by the Museum from Dikran G. Kelekian, 1941.
Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 267, fig. 161.
Scott, Nora E. 1964. "Egyptian Jewelry." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 22, no. 7 (March), p. 223, fig. 1; p. 230.
Artist: Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C. Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.Medium: Bronze, separate silver lotus, wood base with pigmented inlays
Accession: 26.7.1413a, bOn view in:Gallery 114