Bracelets of General Djehuty

These gold bracelets were once belonged to general Djehuty, kind of bracelets that Egyptian kings presented to their most deserving generals and high officials. General Djehuty was famous in ancient Egyptian literature for capturing the city of Joppa on Thutmose III’s behalf by resorting to subterfuge.

Bracelets of General Djehuty
Bracelets of General Djehuty

New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479-1425 BC. From the Tomb of Djehuty at Saqqara. Now in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.

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