Ancient Art

Shell with cartouch of S’en Worset I

1971–1926 B.C.

Shell

L. 11 cm. (4 3/8”) W. 10.5 cm. (4 1/8”)
Anonymous gift
1937.186
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Berens Collection, sale Sotheby's, July 1923.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 70–71, no. 36A, ill.

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