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Info: A circlet or diadem of an unknown Egyptian Princess or Queen, from the 18th (c. 1550–c. 1292 BC) dynasty. Metal: Gold

An Egyptian dynasty pharaonic era princess’ crown."Circlet or Diadem of an unknown Egyptian queen or a princess, electrum. From Salhiya in the Eastern Delta. (near Avaris) Now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1911 Art Nouveau Antique Tiara Corsage Silver Metal Vintage Wedding Grecian Goddess Garland Bridal Headdress Myrtle Flowers Costume. $200.00, via Etsy.

1911 Art Nouveau Antique Tiara Corsage Silver Metal Vintage Wedding Grecian Goddess Garland Bridal Headdress Myrtle Flowers Costume. $200.00, via Etsy.

Tutankhamun’s cuboid-shaped throne It is made from solid wood and covered with sheet gold and silver, and inlaid with semiprecious stones, colored glass.

A WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD BEAD   CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.   Formed of sheet gold over a central core, barrel shaped and faceted, flaring at the ends to lentoid flanges, perforated horizontally  1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm.) wide

A WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD BEAD CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C. Formed of sheet gold over a central core, barrel shaped and faceted, flaring at the ends to lentoid flanges, perforated horizontally 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm.) wide

Gold pendant with granulated ornament. Period: Late Bronze Age Date: ca. 1400-1050 B.C.E. Culture: Cypriot. The oldest evidence of a cult of the bull can be traced back to Neolithic central Anatolia, notably at the sites of Çatalhöyük and Alaca Höyük. Bull depictions are omnipresent in Minoan frescos and ceramics in Crete. Bull-masked terracotta figurines and bull-horned stone altars have been found in Cyprus ,dating back as far as the Neolithic.

Gold pendant with granulated ornament Period: Late Bronze Age Date: ca. Culture: Cypriot Medium: Gold Dimensions: L. cm) Classification: Gold and Silver Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription,

Ancient Egyptian Beads jewelry

Ancient Egyptians wore jewelry to show their wealth as well as to be more attractive to the Gods. The rich Egyptians would were jewelry made of gold or precious stones. The average Egyptian made their jewelry from colored pottery beads.

The Kunigunde Crown:   One of the earliest known royal symbols is the Kunigunde crown. The crown belonged to the wife of the Emperor Henry II of Bavaria, the Empress Kunigunde. This crown was made around the early 10th century before Bavaria became a kingdom.

The Kunigunde Crown: One of the earliest known royal symbols. The crown belonged to the wife of the Emperor Henry II of Bavaria, the Empress Kunigunde. This crown was made around the early century before Bavaria became a kingdom.

ancientjewels: “ Egyptian beaded armlet of gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, glass, faience on bronze or copper wire. New Kingdom, 18th dynasty c. 1550–1525 BCE. From the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ”

ooooh I want one!Beaded Armlet Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Date: ca. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, blue and green glass, faience on bronze or copper wire

*BACK OF TUTANKHAMUN's THRONE

Ancient Egypt / La Civiltà Egizia

Egypt was one of the first places to recognize marriage as an important tie in society. Soon after Egypt set this law into place, the roman empire called this law "matrimony", which is how the term marriage came to be.

Princess Shwiar's Tiara (Egypt). A platinum tiara and earrings, set with 2,159 diamonds and flawless white pearls. Commissioned by King Fouad.  Unsurprising similarities to this famous 1905 tiara gift http://pinterest.com/pin/49610033365498903/edit/

A platinum tiara and earrings, set with diamonds and flawless white pearls. Commissioned by King Fouad. Unsurprising similarities to this famous 1905 tiara gift

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