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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Pendants from the coffin of Queen Ahhotep – Reign of Ahmose, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Tomb of Ahhotep, Dra’ Abu el-Naga – Cairo, Egyptian Museum – Collars of Queen Ahhotep were found in her tomb in Dra’ Abu el-Naga in western Thebes together with many other pieces of jewellery. The small rosettes with petals of turquoise, lapis lazuli and carnelian probably decorated a tissue, while the drop-shaped pendants and circular pendants with amethysts were parts of collars.

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