Archaeology, Numismatics
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Jewellery in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands
Jewellery in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands

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Description: Jewellery. Collection Ancient Egypt.

4. Necklace
The leaf-shaped pendants are decorated with inlaid in cloisonne technique.
Gold, glass, gemstones, Provenance: Sakkara, ca. 1479-1425 B.C. (18th dynasty)

5. Bracelets
Concave made of a coiled strip of gold leaf.
Gold, 1640-1550 B.C. (17th dynasty)

6. Two fingerrings depicting the sun bark
Gold and ebony, green jasper, ca.1400-1300 B.C. (18th dynasty)

7. Necklace
The flying shaped pendants symbolize courage and tenacity. They are given as a reward to soldiers.
Gold, glass, ca.1500-1300 B.C. (18th dynasty)

8. Ear studs
Gold, glass, ca.1400-1300 B.C. (18th dynasty)

9. Earrings
Only during the New Kingdom Egyptians carry the earrings through pierced earlobe.
Cornelian, ca.1400-1100 B.C. (18th-20th  dynasty)

Source of information: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (RMO), Leiden, Netherlands

Author (source) of image: Personal archive

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Jewellery in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands

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