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Necklace

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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
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 Sesostris I. Note: - One half of necklace, including 2 of the large inscribed amethyst, to Cairo Museum.
Length:
37cm
Width:
4.4cm
Depth:
1.59cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Dendereh, Egypt (1915-1923)
Other Number:
D 1019   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

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