Hinged Cuff Bracelet
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- reign of Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
- Gold, carnelian, turquoise glass
- H. 7 cm (2 3/4 in); diam. at top 6 cm (2 3/8 in); diam. at bottom 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in); carnelian bead l. 0.7 cm; w. 0.3 mm
- Credit Line:
- Fletcher Fund, 1922
- Accession Number:
These hinged bracelets (26.8.129, 26.8.130) are made of burnished gold inlaid with carnelian and glass that was originally turquoise and dark blue, but has faded. Each is inscribed on the inner surface with the cartouches and epithets of Thutmose III. They were worn on the wrist or upper arm with the king's name close to the woman's skin.