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Ancient egyptian jewelry

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Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & steatite)

Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & steatite)

The History of Jewelry, from Ancient Mesopotamia to Today

While the pieces on display are beautiful, The Met's Jewelry: The Body Transformed exhibition is lacking in curatorial vision, dividing the objects into blandly-broad thematic sections.

Ancient EGYPTIAN Jewelry at MET Museum (Part II)

In my last post about Egypt I showed you some combs, bangles, anklets, necklaces, etc; but I saved my favorite items for the end: pectoral...

Have you also been intrigued by the history of craftsmanship presented by ancient Egyptian jewelry? The rarity and exquisite appeal of Egyptian jewelry, reserved for both genders alike, is not merely limited to finger rings and beaded necklaces.

Have you also been intrigued by the history of craftsmanship presented by ancient Egyptian jewelry? The rarity and exquisite appeal of Egyptian jewelry, reserved for both genders alike, is not merely limited to finger rings and beaded necklaces.

BYZANTINE GILT FINGER RING 14th-15th century AD A silver-gilt finger ring comprising a ribbed hoop with herringbone ornament to the outer face, a rosette plaque to each shoulder, drum-shaped bezel with ring-chain design to the sidewall, faux-granulation to the rim and upper face.

BYZANTINE GILT FINGER RING 14th-15th century AD A silver-gilt finger ring comprising a ribbed hoop with herringbone ornament to the outer face, a rosette plaque to each shoulder, drum-shaped bezel with ring-chain design to the sidewall, faux-granulation to the rim and upper face.

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