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Chapter 2 Part 2 Eye makeup in Egyptian culture was worn mainly by royalty and leaders. Eyes were thought to protect against illness and were a part of their spiritual beliefs.

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II mounted with a lapis lazuli scarab. The name of Djedptahefankh inscribed on the reverse of the scarab indicates it may be a reused piece dating from the late New Kingdom. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 3rd Intermediate, 22nd Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Tanis c. 890 BC. Material Size: Gold, lapis lazuli, dia = 6.7 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo .

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II. Date/Period: Intermediate, Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Tanis c. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c.1373-1357 BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna. Material Size: Painted limestone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin . Location: 48.

The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Date/Period: Amarna period BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna

A detail of a painting from the tomb of Nakht depicting three female musicians. Detail of flutist. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian...

A detail of a painting from the tomb of Nakht depicting three female musicians. Detail of flutist. Country of Origin: Egypt.

Egypte, culture de Nagada II : palette à fard, tombe 59 de Guizeh. Schiste. Musée du Caire. (Site Egypte antique)

Material: Schist Size: Height: 15 CM Location: Geza, Tomb 59 Excavator: W. Petrie's Excavations of 1911 Period: Predynastic Period, Naqada II BC)

Earring Date: 2nd–3rd century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Gold, semi-precious stones Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in. (7.7 x 3.2 x 0.5 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Earring | Coptic

Earring Date: century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Gold, semi-precious stones Dimensions: Overall: 3 x 1 x in. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Earring

Fragment  Object Name: Fragment  Date: 10th–11th century  Geography: Egypt  Medium: Linen, wool; embroidered  Dimensions: 31 1/8 in. high 29 15/16 in. wide (79 cm high 76 cm wide)  Classification: Textiles  Accession Number: 21.6.4

Date: century - Geography: Egypt - Culture: Islamic - Medium: Linen, wool; embroidered - Dimensions: 31 in. high 29 in.

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