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Cylindrical beads from the mummy of Ukhhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Mummy of Ukhhotep, Khashaba excavations, 1910-11; Probably from Meir, Tomb of Ukhhotep
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
12.182.132d: l. 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) 12.182.132e: l. 1.7 cm (11/16 in.) 12.182.132f: l. 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) 12.132.182g: l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.) 12.132.182h: l. 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.132d–h
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated at Meir by Ahmed Bey Kamal for Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Acquired by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Museum, 1912.

Lilyquist, Christine, Peter F. Dorman, and Edna R. Russmann 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 3 (Winter), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 22 n. 22.

Dorman, Peter F., Prudence Harper, and Holly Pittman 1987. Egypt and the Ancient Near East in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 35, fig. 20.

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