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An Egyptian 18th dynasty pharaonic era princess’ crown.

I don’t normally post jewelry, crowns and the like, but this is GORGEOUS and the little gazelle heads are so cute.  I want it!
The 18th dynasty was ca 1550 BC-ca 1292 BC.  It included Tutankhamen (“King Tut”), Hatshepsut, Akhenaten and Nefertiti (his queen) among others.

collective-history:

An Egyptian 18th dynasty pharaonic era princess’ crown.

I don’t normally post jewelry, crowns and the like, but this is GORGEOUS and the little gazelle heads are so cute.  I want it!

The 18th dynasty was ca 1550 BC-ca 1292 BC.  It included Tutankhamen (“King Tut”), Hatshepsut, Akhenaten and Nefertiti (his queen) among others.

hatsfromhistory:

theancientworld:

Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C.Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western ThebesEgyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays 

Egyptian wigs are always something I’ve found fascinating.  This is a really lovely representation of one in a pretty stunning medium!  ALABASTER!

hatsfromhistory:

theancientworld:

Canopic Jar Lid, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, late reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1340–1336 B.C.
Egyptian; From KV55, Valley of the Kings, western Thebes
Egyptian alabaster with glass and stone inlays

Egyptian wigs are always something I’ve found fascinating.  This is a really lovely representation of one in a pretty stunning medium!  ALABASTER!

Sandals, 1550-1186 BC Egypt, MFA Boston
These are teeny tiny.  They must have been for a child or a very small woman.

Sandals, 1550-1186 BC Egypt, MFA Boston

These are teeny tiny.  They must have been for a child or a very small woman.

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