Cleopatra on Egyptian museum entrance- Last of the Greek Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt. < One of my favourite images of ancient Egypt. We are fortunate to have art treasures like this after the passage of so many centuries.
Egyptian jewelry became popular when the Egyptians discovered Gold. They also used semi precious jewels including lapis lazuli and turquoise. Wearing jewelry was part of their dress. Children were "naked" until about 6 years old.
The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - The most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. But the intriguing Egyptian pyramids were more than just tombs for kings
Egyptian - Reassembled beadnet dress, BC Egypt, MFA Boston This was found in a tomb with the scant remains of its owner, an unknown woman. The threads keeping it together had turned to dust long ago but the beads were still in their original arrangement.