Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Necklace of spheroid beads

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13–17
Date:
ca. 2030–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, Burial 6A.X.B13, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
L. 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.119
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918–19. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 238.

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