Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

The Middle Kingdom in Egypt is generally regarded as the zenith of Egyptian jewelry making. The jewelers of the royal court produced items of exquisite simplicity and elegant design from rare and exotic materials. Many …

Lotus-shaped pendant of Imhotep

Lotus-shaped pendant of Imhotep

A Lotus-shaped pendant once belonged to Imhotep, a high official in the royal court of King Thutmose I. Excavated by Ernesto Schiaparelli and Francesco Ballerini. The Lotus was shown throughout Egypt in tombs and temples …

Ram-headed Falcon Pendant

Ram-headed Falcon Pendant

Pendant in the shape of a ram-headed falcon (gold, lapis-lazuli, turquoise and carnelian), found on the mummy of an Apis bull in the Serapeum of Memphis at Saqqara. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses …

Triad of King Osorkon II

Triad of King Osorkon II

This extremely precious solid gold and lapis lazuli item of jewelry belongs to king Osorkon II – a true masterpiece of antique goldsmith – represents the holy triad of the Osiris family. Despite the presence …

Winged Scarab Pendant of Tutankhamun

Winged Scarab Pendant of King Tutankhamun

This golden pendant of cloisonné technique is inlaid with semiprecious stones and colored glass. The central element of the composition is a winged scarab of Libyan desert glass, grasping on one side a lotus and …

Tutankhamun’s Pendant of Goddess Werethekau

Pendant of goddess Werethekau with plumed and horned head-dress and snake body, suckling a standing figure of King Tutankhamun. Made of heavy plate gold on two large suspension rings at back, just below head-dress. “The …