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Part of a gold bracelet of Nefertari

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Silver, overlaid with gold foil and set with carnelian, lapis lazuli and amazonite. Much discolored and damaged by fire.

Provenance

Said to be from the Valley of the Queens (Thebes), Tomb of Queen Nefertari (QV 66). 1904: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1953-04.1956, 04.1766-04.1769) for £40. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 11.5 cm (1 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

04.1955

Medium or Technique

Gold and precious gems

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets