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82nd & Fifth: MAGICAL by Adela Oppenheim

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This 4,000-year-old pendant, which belonged to an Egyptian princess, has 372 separate inlays. "You have to imagine that nobody saw this except the princess," says curator Adela Oppenheim.

Zoom in on the details of the pectoral to unpack the symbolism.