University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-66-813
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Dendereh
Locus: 13:098 C/11
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Senwosret I
Date Made: 1917-1872 BC
Early Date: -1917
Late Date: -1872
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Amethyst
Carnelian
Length: 37cm
Width: 4.4cm
Depth: 1.59cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Dendereh, Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915-1923
Other NumberD 1019 - Field No SF

Description

Necklace composed of round amethyst and carnelian beads, one lozenge shaped carnelian bead, one disc shaped carnelian bead, one scarab shaped amethyst bead and 3 ovoid amethyst beads which are inscribed.

Necklace found was - long string of amethyst and carnelian ball beads, around neck and reaching to waist, containing 4 large lenticular beads with cartouche of Senwosret I. Note: - One half of necklace, including 2 of the large inscribed amethyst, to Cairo Museum.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 192-93View Objects cited in this Publication

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