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Hinged Cuff Bracelet | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hinged Cuff Bracelet Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1 Medium: Gold, carnelian, turquoise, glass Dimensions: h. 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in); w. at top 6 cm (2 3/8 in); d. at top 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in)
Gold cuff bracelets with large lapis lazuli stones belonged to the great Egyptian ruler,Rameses II.The craftsmanship of these bangles is truly remarkable.Rameses the Great ruled Egypt between 1279–1213 BC and during this reign he built cities,temples and monuments.His most famous Queen was Nefertari and the painting on the wall of her tomb is considered to be one of ancient Egypt's greatest artistic achievements.
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EGYPTIAN GOLD SERPENT RING WITH GARNETS - Roman Period, 30 BC-323 AD. | A hoop of round-section gold wire with double-coiled neck and lozengiform head, similar tail; three cells with beaded wire borders, each with an inset garnet cabochon.