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Etruscan gold armlet from the Regolini Galassi Tomb, C.600 BCE. Vatican museum

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Sumerian gold hair pin C.2700BC Ur

Jewelry from The Royal Tombs of Ur

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A BYZANTINE GOLD, SAPPHIRE, EMERALD, GARNET AND PEARL PENDANT ON A GOLD AND EMERALD CHAIN - CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani – archaeologists have uncovered jewelry from the ancient kingdom of Colchis(eastern coast of the Black Sea) dating to about 450–250 B.C.

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The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani – archaeologists have uncovered jewelry from the ancient kingdom of Colchis(eastern coast of the Black Sea) dating to about 450–250 B.C.

Rock Crystal bowl in the shape of a duck, Circle B, Mycenae, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BC), found in 1856 at circle B grave site. Probably from Crete for the new wealthy Mycenaean elite.

Medallion with Hunting Dog Attacking Boar Crossing Water ca. 1240–60 Made in, Limoges, France

Scottish Witchcraft: The History and Magick of the Picts by Raymond Buckland

King Donald II of Scotland, or Domnall mac Causantín King of Alba/King of the Picts. Alpin House.

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“It is plausible to conclude that, prior to 700, the Picts allowed and/or required women to fight.” Paul Wagner, Pictish warrior, AD 297-841There were, no doubt, many desperate occasions when individual Pictish women took up arms to defend their homes and families against marauders. From here it is a big leap to imagine formal recruitment of weapon-bearing females into the warband of a Pictish king.

In 843 Kenneth MacAlpin, ( Cináed mac Ailpín) son of Alpin, 34th King of Dalriada, asserted himself as the first King of the Picts and Scots.

The engravings represent the long lost language of the Picts, a confederation of Celtic tribes that lived in modern-day eastern and northern Scotland. The Picts had a spoken language to complement the writing of the symbols, as Bede (a monk and historian who died in 735) writes that there were four languages in Britain in his time: British, Pictish, Scottish and English.

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The earliest surviving mention of the Picts dates from AD297. In a poem praising the Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus, the orator Eumenius wrote that the Britons were already accustomed to the semi-naked "Picti and Hiberni (Irish) as their enemies."

Donald I of Scotland

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Drinking vessel (Rhyton) in lapis lazuli and gold. Iran, Achaemenid, 6th/5th century BCE

Box in the form of a ram, cloisonne enamel on copper, the plain parts gilt. The upper part of the body forms the lid. The designs include the markings of the tail (dark blue), sides (green scales) and belly (lilac and yellow scales); the remaining enamelled surfaces displaying floral scrolls on a turquoise blue ground. Shaped wood stand with carved and pierced ornament. Beijing, China (made) 1736-1795

North India | Carved emerald, pearl, enamel and 18k gold ring | 19th century | This unusual gold ring has a large bezel that comprises a single large pale-green emerald carved with cross-hatching to emulate the central part of a flower and with petal motifs around the sides, set amid leafy goldwork that incorporates eight well-matched pearls set as if they are further petals. The shoulders of the hoop are formed as leafy flourished overlaid with green, dark blue and white enamel.

Indian Carved Emerald Pearl Ring

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Tresurs - «Golden Helmet Scythian king-priest. Crimea, Ak-Burun, VI century. BC. e. »On Yandex

Bronze toy knight, Europe, 13th-14th Century CE. The Walters Art Museum.

Greek rock crystal and gold amphoriskos, Hellenistic Period, c. 3rd-2nd Century B.C.

Thracian Crown (Bulgaria) Mid 4th century BC

TWENTY-TWO EGYPTIAN SCARABS - MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.

Christie's Large Image

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EGYPT JEWELRY 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE Mirror handle or sceptre. Middle Kingdom (240-1785 BCE), Egypt

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Necklace with gold beads in the shape of double figure-of-eight shields, spiral gold beads and cornelian beads. Cypriot artwork with Mycenaean inspiration, ca. 1400-1200 BC. From Enkomi The British Museum