Bracelet fragment with cartouche of of Nefertari

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


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Queens, Said to be from tomb of Queen Nefertari (QV 66)

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 3.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1954

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver with stone inlays and frit beads

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Inscribed for “the Osiris, royal wife, Nefertary-merymut, vindicated.”

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