From: Egypt | Dendereh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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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 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Amethyst | Carnelian
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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. 91 total beads.

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.

Length 37 cm
Width 4.4 cm
Depth 1.59 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Dendereh, Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915-1923
Other Number D 1019 - Field No SF

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