Golden cuff bracelet decorated with cats

This bracelet is made from gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli and turquoise glass. In the middle three cats are shown. These cats are linked with the feline goddess Bastet, protector of the household. 

Egyptian.  

New Kingdom. 18th dynasty, reign of Thutmosis III, 1479 - 1425 B.C. 

Source: The Metropolitan Museum 

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