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

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

Ancient Egyptian jewelry is among some of the most rare and exquisite pieces of ancient history every found.

Ancient Egyptian jewelry is among some of the most rare and exquisite pieces of ancient history every found.

Ancient Egyptian jewellery was often made out of beads. © Leeds Museums and Galleries

Ancient Egyptian jewellery was often made out of beads. © Leeds Museums and Galleries

Ancient Egyptian Amulet Necklace with Faience Eye-of-Horus (Circa 200 BC) accented by two 18 karat Yellow Gold Bastet Cats.

Ancient Egyptian Amulet Necklace with Faience Eye-of-Horus (Circa 200 BC) accented by two 18 karat Yellow Gold Bastet Cats.

Ancient Egyptian jewel The cobras of protection on each side wearing the crown of Upper Egypt; the lotus & suns on bottom edge represent immortality; the lapis lazuli  representative of the sky & stars; the turquoise is for long life; the carnelian for protection. The shen is for immortality & protection; the crook represents power. The square is the earth & the 3 bars are for the cycle of birth, death & rebirth.The scarab sits atop the mountain or afterlife. ~ETS #ancientegypt #jewelry…

Ancient Egyptian jewel The cobras of protection on each side wearing the crown of Upper Egypt; the lotus & suns on bottom edge represent immortality; the lapis lazuli representative of the sky & stars; the turquoise is for long life; the carnelian for protection. The shen is for immortality & protection; the crook represents power. The square is the earth & the 3 bars are for the cycle of birth, death & rebirth.The scarab sits atop the mountain or afterlife. ~ETS #ancientegypt #jewelry…

Tutankhamun pectoral with solar and lunar elements.  Cloisonné with carnelian, lapis lazuli, calcite, obsidian and coloured glass. At its centre is a chalcedony scarab, which has falcon legs and talons.

Tutankhamun pectoral with solar and lunar elements. Cloisonné with carnelian, lapis lazuli, calcite, obsidian and coloured glass. At its centre is a chalcedony scarab, which has falcon legs and talons.

Gold sheet collars picture photo. Ancient Egyptian Jewels, Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt

Gold sheet collars picture photo. Ancient Egyptian Jewels, Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt

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