Gold Bracelet of King Shoshenq II

Gold Bracelet of King Shoshenq II

The piece of jewelry belongs to King Shoshenq II . The ends of the rigid bracelet are in the shape of lotus flowers with details that were once inlaid. The ends of the plain gold …

Pectoral of King Shoshenq II

Pectoral of King Shoshenq II

At its top, this pectoral King Shoshenq II displays two falcons, each wearing the Double Pschent Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. They are sitting upon the hieroglyphic symbol for sky, which is adorned with …

Cult Image of the God Ptah

Cult Image of the God Ptah

This statuette depicts Ptah, the chief god of Egypt’s capital city Memphis, who is easy to identify by his tight-fitting cap and enveloping shroud. Other iconographic details, such as the royal beard, the large and …

Tutankhamun’s Winged Scarab Pectoral

Tutankhamun’s Winged Scarab Pectoral

This beautiful winged scarab pendant illustrates the throne name of King Tutankhamun, “Neb- kheprew-re.” The central element is the scarab “Khepri” made of a fine piece of lapis lazuli, and three strokes of plural “sign …

Necklace of Princess Khnumit

Necklace of Princess Khenmet

The beautiful necklace of Princess Khenmet was found on her mummy. It was worn by the deceased princess not only as jewelry, but also as an amulet to protect her from the evil powers in …

Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I

Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I

This bracelet of Queen Ahhotep I is formed with two semicircles. Gold and lapis-lazuli were used to create its beautiful two-color decoration. The right semicircle depicts Geb, the god of earth, wearing the double crown …

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of King Psusennes I

Inlaid Gold Bracelet of King Psusennes I

The burial chamber of Psusennes I, third king of the 21st Dynasty, contained many pieces of jewelry, among which were two identical bracelets. This gold bracelet was found on the right arm of the king’s …

Diadem of King Tutankhamun

Diadem of King Tutankhamun

This gold diadem was designed to secure the wig of the king during ceremonies and to protect his forehead in the hereafter. It is a multicolored masterpiece, decorated with gold cloisonnés inlaid with circles of …

Pectoral of King Amenemope

Pectoral of King Amenemope

The central feature of this pectoral is a lapis lazuli scarab pushing the sun-disc with its front legs. His rear legs hold the cartouche of King Amenemope. To either side, the goddesses Isis and Nephthys protect …