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Pendant with the Cartouche of Kheperkare (Sesostris I)

A work made of shell.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of shell.

Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (about 1956–1911 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Pendant with the Cartouche of Kheperkare (Sesostris I)

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 1956 BCE–1911 BCE

Medium

Shell

Inscriptions

Kheperkare (Prenomen of Senwosret I)

Dimensions

10.5 × 6.4 × 0.3 cm (4 1/8 × 2 1/2 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.695

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