Viralpics

Wreath from Ur (gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian), 2500 BCE.[1600×1616]

Feb
11

Lion claw bracelet of Princess Khnumit, one of the daughters of pharaoh Amenemhat II. Its made from gold, turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli. Egypt, 12th dynasty. 1991 to 1802 BC. [876×728]

Feb
03

Gold necklace composed of polygonal carnelian beads alternating with gold links, reflects a popular Roman imperial style, 1st-2nd CE. A carnelian seal with Athena and Hermes in intaglio.[1252×1800]

Jan
24

Pectoral featuring the name of Amenemhat III, from a jewelery box found in the tomb of Princess Mereret, daughter of Senusret III. Gold, carnelian and lazurite. 19th Century BC [1208×1017]

Jan
15

Gold, turquoise, and carnelian boot buckles depicting a chariot drawn by dragons, Tillya Tepe, Afghanistan, ca 100 BC-100 AD [960 x 760]

Jan
12

Animal shaped pendants of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian from Mesopotamia (Eshnunna), 2900–2350 B.C.[2747×2071]

Dec
18

Ring carved from carnelian and adorned with a resting Lion. Egypt, 18th Dynasty. 1550 to 1292 BC. [419×600]

Nov
26

Bead bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I, mother of pharaoh Ahmose I. The beads are made from gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian and faience. Egypt, 17th Dynasty ~1530 BC. [564×632]

Sep
05

A pair of carnelian bangles hinged together with decorative gold terminals, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD, China. [2731×2200]

Sep
01

Flexible bead bracelet made from gold, faience, glass beads and a Eye of Horus carved from carnelian. From the tomb of Tutankhamun. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1341-1323 BC. [800×641]

Aug
30

A Roman carnelian intaglio depicting a theater mask, from the oppidum of Bibracte in Southern Burgundy (France), late Ist century BC-early Ist century AD. Discovered this week. [1048×1049]

Aug
19