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]

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]

The Standard of Ur. A trapezoidal wooden box of unknown purpose, inlaid with mosaics of lapis lazuli, shell and red limestone, depicting scenes of wartime and peacetime. 26th century BC. [750×446]

The Standard of Ur. A trapezoidal wooden box of unknown purpose, inlaid with mosaics of lapis lazuli, shell and red limestone, depicting scenes of wartime and peacetime. 26th century BC. [750×446]

Gold and lapis lazuli assemble depicting the holy triad of the Osiris family (Horus, Osiris and Isis). It was once part of an pendant and bears the Cartouche of Pharao Osorkon II as well as an inscription at the bottom. Egypt, 22nd dynasty. 874 to 850 BC. [589×800]

Gold and lapis lazuli assemble depicting the holy triad of the Osiris family (Horus, Osiris and Isis). It was once part of an pendant and bears the Cartouche of Pharao Osorkon II as well as an inscription at the bottom.… Continue Reading

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]

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]