Pectoral of Senusret II by John Campana



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English: This Middle Kingdom pectoral was found in the tomb of Princess Sit-Hathor Yunet, the daughter of Pharaoh Senusret II, of the Middle Kingdom. It bears the name 'Khakheperre' which was the prenomen or royal name of this Egyptian king. Senusret II is notable for founding the town of Kahun during his reign. This jewellry is now located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and was made of cloisonné inlays on gold of carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise, lapis lazuli. See [1]
Date 16 October 2007(2007-10-16)
Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/10647023@N04/1594047510/in/set-72157602463107321/
Author tutincommon (John Campana)


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