The Uraeus cobra that once adorned the crown of Pharaoh Senusret II, likely dropped when his pyramid was looted in antique. It’s made from Solid gold and adorned with black granite, Ultramarine pigment, Turquoise and carnelian inlays. Egypt, 12th Dynasty, 1991 to 1803 BC. [480×610]

The Uraeus cobra that once adorned the crown of Pharaoh Senusret II, likely dropped when his pyramid was looted in antique. It’s made from Solid gold and adorned with black granite, Ultramarine pigment, Turquoise and carnelian inlays. Egypt, 12th Dynasty,… Continue Reading

Sketch of a pharoh, Egypt 1295–1069 BCE. Object shows how the preliminary outline was done in red pigment, then corrected, and finished in black. These sketches were the work of two craftsmen, a draftsman and a master artist.[2118×3000]

Sketch of a pharoh, Egypt 1295–1069 BCE. Object shows how the preliminary outline was done in red pigment, then corrected, and finished in black. These sketches were the work of two craftsmen, a draftsman and a master artist.[2118×3000]