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Fatamid Era Jewelry - Egyptian Jewelry

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

Egyptian jewelry (Fly necklace. The fly symbolized tenacity, and could be a reward for valor in battle).

Gold necklace given to queen Ahhotep by her two sons Kamose and Ahmose in gratitude for her supportive role during the struggle for liberation against the Hyksos.

Ma'at pendant  Ma'at was the daughter of the sun god Ra.  Pharaohs are frequently shown in wall reliefs 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'.

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".

Ring with Moon Barque- Egypt [Hailing Baboon with clearly golden disk on crescent and solar barque with the Firmament/Heavens in the background]

Ring with Moon Barque- Egypt [Hailing Baboon with clearly golden disk on crescent and solar barque with the Firmament/Heavens in the background]

The Ancient Egyptian Pectoral of Prince Khaemweset, the best known son of Ramesses II. 18th Dynasty, currently located at the Louvre, France.

The Ancient Egyptian Pectoral of Prince Khaemweset, the best known son of Ramesses II. Dynasty, currently located at the Louvre, France.

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)

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)

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