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Egyptian Amulet-pendant of Taweret, the 'Great (Female) One,' was represented as a pregnant hippopotamus with lion paws, a crocodile back and tail, female arms and breasts. Her mouth is open to show her dangerous teeth. She was one of the most popular protective deities of Ancient Egypt, being responsible for pregnant women and small children. Late 4th-3rd c. BC. Egyptian faiance with blue-green glaze. 2.6" high. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

Greek Gold Amphora Pendant, 1st century BC-2nd century AD.

Yde Girl’s body, which was found by workers’ iron rods in a Dutch bog, might have been chosen for sacrifice because of a deformity revealed by a CT scan. The band of fabric around the 16-year-old’s throat suggests she was strangled

Strange and Petrified Bodies Found in European Peat Bogs

Hathor headed crystal pendant Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C. (Example of similar types of artifacts discovered in Queen Maát's tomb, a tomb referenced in the fictional fantasy book series 'The House of Thoth', written by LA Edwards)

Fibula (brooch) @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Anglo-Saxon/Frankish 600-700, gold, glass and garnet

Sarmatian, 7th C BC, Northern Caucasus

Realms Of Gold The Novel

Tanagra figure of Aphrodite with Eros - found Hellas, about 400 B.C. now at the Los Angeles County Art Museum

Viking Box brooch made of partially gilt bronze, covered with silver and gold decorated with niello, filigree, and granulation. Martens Grotlingbo, Gotland, Sweden, eleventh century. Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm. #VikingBrooch #VonGiesbrechtJewels

History of Art:Barbarian Art

Pendant in the form a lion's head Period: Late Classical Date: 4th century B.C. Culture: Greek Medium: Gold

| Greek | Late Classical | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gold pendant in the form of a gorgoneion (Gorgon's face) Period: Classical Date: ca. 450 B.C. Culture: Greek, Cypriot Medium: Gold

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File:Aspberget rock carving Sweden 6.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

A new study has revealed that most prehistoric art was probably done by women, because the majority (75%) of handprints found in caves (like this one at Pech Merle, France) have proven to be made by females by digitally measuring the difference in length of the fingers. The ring & index fingers of women are about the same length, whereas the ring fingers of men tend to be longer. Photo by Jean Vertut.

large gold earring; Etruscan A female head, also wearing earrings, is surrounded by dangling amphorae.

The first recorded water closet in history is from King Minos of Crete and that was over 2800 years ago

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Pendant on chain: Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24, 1070–712 B.C.

Pendant on a chain | MFA for Educators

Shell Pendant with the Name of Senwosret II Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: reign of Senwosret II Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C....

Earring-hook type, with pendants and agate setting Period: Mid–Late Imperial Date: 3rd century A.D. Culture: Roman Medium: Gold, agate

| Roman | Mid–Late Imperial | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Roman Gold Ring, comprising of a band crafted with twisted gold strands representing a torque supporting a deep circular bezel decorated with fine filigree, set with a beautifully carved carnelian intaglio, dating to the 2nd/3rd Century AD

A single gold earring Production place: Northern Greece, probably Date: around  200–1 BC

The Fitzwilliam Museum : Hellenistic Greek World400-1 BC

Egyptian c.1070 BC New Kingdom , Beaded Necklace w/Electrum Gold Pendant .EXHIBITED: Metropolitan Museum NY 1920, Boston Fine Art 1945, Museum of Man 1968.



A bow earring with a cameo showing a Medusa with glass stones, pearl, Roman 2nd century A.D.