Bracelet fragment with cartouche of of Nefertari

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)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilded silver with stone inlays and frit beads

Not On View


Jewelry, The Ancient World


Bracelets and armlets

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


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