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Round beads from the mummy of Ukhhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
Probably from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Ukhhotep, Mummy of Ukhhotep, Khashaba excavations
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
12.182.132h: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) 12.182.132i: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) 12.182.132j: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.) 12.182.132l: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.132i–l
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.

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