The jewelry craze did not stop with the ancient Egyptians. When the Arabs came to town, they bought with them a wide range of jewelry which, while different then the ancient Egyptian designs, nevertheless were beautiful and unique in their own way
Ma'at pendant - Pharaohs are frequently shown in wall relifs making an offering of Ma'at to the gods-showing that they are preserving harmony and justice on earth. The vizier who was in charge of the law courts was known as the "priest of Ma'at".
Diadem of Antef V This unique silver diadem was found in 1827 at the head of a mummy. Possibly, the king Antef V of the 17th dynasty, but this is far from certain. Egyptian sailors wore headbands to keep the hair. . Behind the head The node consists of two inlaid lotusbloemen.Op the forehead shines a golden uraeus, or cobra. This confirms that we are dealing with a royal ornament. Wearing this protective symbol was one privilege of the pharaoh. Locality Thebes, ca 1647 BC. (17th Dynasty)