About this object

Fragment of a stone bracelet incised with 7 cartouches (4 complete) including the early names of the Aten, Akhenaten and Nefertiti.

Marked by the excavator in black ink T.A./31.32 531.
Found on 27 December 1931 in the Royal Estate: King's House, in the Central City.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1931
  • Measurements
    18 mm x 5 mm x 51 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner)

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