Egyptian Gold Bracelets

Illustration

Liana Miate
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published on 11 May 2017

Egyptian inlaid gold bracelets belonging to Prince Nimlot, one of the sons of Sheshonq I, the first king of the 22nd Dynasty. About 940 BCE. Said to be from Sa el-Haggar (Sais), Egypt. From The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

The bracelets show a child sitting on a lotus flower, a symbol of creation. He is wearing a sidelock of hair, a typical feature used in the depiction of children.



About the Author

Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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