sábado, 26 de diciembre de 2015

Carnelian Necklace of the Child Myt

Carnelian Necklace of the Child Myt
Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 11
Reign: reign of Mentuhotep II, early
Date: ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Myt, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Pit 18, mummy of Myt, MMA excavations, 1921
Medium: Carnelian, twisted linen cord and original string
Dimensions: L. 45 cm (17 11/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number: 22.3.321
This is one of five necklaces (22.3.320–22.3.324) found on the mummy of a little girl named Myt who was buried in the temple complex of Mentuhotep II.
Met Museum

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