Bracelet

Bracelets of Seti II

Bracelets of Seti II

Two similar silver bracelets found in an anonymous tomb in the Valley of the Kings together with other items belonging to King Seti II and his consort, Queen Twosret . Each bracelet is composed of two parts joined by a hinge and a clasp. The main part is decorated with a scene that shows the...

Gold Snake Bracelet

Gold Snake Bracelet

Ancient Egyptian hollow and smooth gold snake bracelet. The scales and details of the snakes’ head were chased after casting. Snake bracelets were very popular in antiquity. This type of bracelet was worn coiled around the wearer’s arm, the continuation of a fashion known earlier in the Greek world in the Classical and Hellenistic periods....

Bracelets of General Djehuty

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. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose III, ca....

Bracelet Inscribed with the Cartouche of Thutmose III

Bracelet Inscribed with the Cartouche of Thutmose III

This object belonged to General Djehuty’s funerary treasures, together with four more in the RMO collection. A gold bracelet of the kind that Egyptian kings presented to their most deserving generals and high officials. Djehuty was famous in ancient Egyptian literature for capturing the city of Joppa (today Jaffa) on Thutmose III’s behalf by resorting...

Gold Bracelet of King Shoshenq II

Scarab Bracelet of Shoshenq II

This piece of beautiful scarab bracelet belongs to King Shoshenq II. The ends of the rigid bracelet are in the shape of lotus flowers with details that were once inlaid. The ends of the plain gold bracelet are joined by a finely detailed scarab of lapis lazuli. The body of the scarab is enclosed in...

Ancient Egyptian Beaded Bracelet

Beaded Cuff Bracelet

This beaded cuff bracelet consists of 24 rows of beads strung together with gold thread that form alternating bands of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian. These testify to the place of the toilet in the life of the wealthy classes of the ancient Egyptian society. Similarly, both men and women have a strong taste for...

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of Tutankhamun

This masterpiece of a amethyst scarab bracelet was found in the beautiful cartouche shaped chest of King Tutankhamun with other fine pieces of jewelry. The main element in the design is the light violet amethyst scarab with details, as is common with scarabs of this hard stone. It is in an oval setting decorated with...

Gold Cuff Bracelet of Prince Nemareth

Gold Cuff Bracelet of Prince Nemareth

The inner side of the smaller segment of this cuff bracelet is inscribed for a man with the Libyan name of Nimlot (also rendered as Nemareth or the like). The external decoration of the bracelet consists of geometric decoration and a figure of a child god. The god is represented in a typical ancient Egyptian...

Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I

Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I

This bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I is formed with two semicircles. Gold and lapis-lazuli were used to create its beautiful two-color decoration. The right semicircle depicts Geb, the god of earth, wearing the double crown and seated on the throne. His hands rest on a sign of protection that is on the shoulder and arm...

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of King Psusennes I

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of Psusennes I

This inlaid gold bracelet was found on the right arm of King Psusennes I’s mummy, although it is inscribed on the inside with the word “Iabet” meaning “east” or “left”. The burial chamber of Psusennes I, third king of the 21st Dynasty, contained many pieces of jewelry, among which were two identical bracelets. The bracelet...