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Ancient Art

String of spherical beads, separated by small cylindrical and disk beads, with pendant of hippopotamus goddess: carnelian spherical beads, cylindrical and disk beads of blue glaze, hippo goddess pendant of carnelian

1991–1786 B.C.

carnelian

16 in. (40.6 cm)
Gift of David Dows Ph.B. 1908 through Ludlow Bull Accepted at the Governing Board Meeting 13 June 1945
1945.153
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 12
Classification: 
Jewelry
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