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 …

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 …

Gold Bracelet of King Shoshenq II

Gold Bracelet of King Shoshenq II

The piece of jewelry 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 …

Ancient Egyptian Beaded Bracelet

Ancient Egyptian Beaded Bracelet

This 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 …

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun

This masterpiece of a 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 …

Gold Cuff Bracelet of Prince Nemareth

Gold Cuff Bracelet of Prince Nemareth

The inner side of the smaller segment of this 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 …

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 …

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of King Psusennes I

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of King Psusennes I

The burial chamber of Psusennes I, third king of the 21st Dynasty, contained many pieces of jewelry, among which were two identical bracelets. This gold bracelet was found on the right arm of the king’s …

Bracelet of Queen Hetepheres I

Bracelet of Queen Hetepheres I

Some of the earliest silver objects unearthed in Egypt is this rare silver bracelet, belong to Queen Hetepheres I, inlaid with semi-precious stones in the form of a butterfly. Made out of silver, turquoise, lapis …

Bracelet of Plain and Striped Rings of King Psusennes I

Bracelet of Plain and Striped Rings of King Psusennes I

Among the jewelry found in Tanis, there were varieties of designs, mostly comprising stone scarabs and inlays of semiprecious stones and glass. This bracelet, however, is of unusual, delicate and simple design. It was found …