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