2013/11/15

Two Armlets of King Psusennes the First

Two armlets of King Psusennes Prime were found in his tomb at Tanis. The bracelets are also believed to be anklets. 

 They are made of gold and decorated and inlaid with lapis lazuli and carnelian. They are inscribed inside with the name and titles of the king, which are indicated as "Nesi-ba-neb son Djedu Men-Kheper-Ra."

Two Armlets of King Psusennes the First
Wear jewelry and amulets is a very important means of distinguishing ancient kings and those who held high positions in society. Jewelery and amulets were worn not only as decoration but also as magic charms for protection.





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