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Egypt - Ptolemaic & Roman ~332 BCE -641 CE

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Egypt - Ptolemaic & Roman ~332 BCE -641 CE

Egypt - Ptolemaic & Roman ~332 BCE -641 CE

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This necklace is composed of five repoussee gold lion heads strung among modern turquoise cylinder and ring beads. There are two suspension loops at the top of four lion heads. One lion has no suspension loops. Gold, glass (modern); Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Stamp seal of Anastasios, crystal intaglio with metalwork mount, 7th-8th c. Medinet Habu (Egypt), Met 08.202.28

Roman Gold Earrings, Period, later than Date: A.D. 4th century or later Geography: Egypt

Bracelet Period: Roman Period Date: 30 B.C.–A.D. 364 Geography: Egypt Medium: Gold

Bracelet | Roman Period | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gold Necklace with Amphora (Vase) Pendant Date: 4th century Geography: Made in, Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold

Egyptian Scarab Rings

* gemagenta *: Ancient EGYPTIAN Jewelry at MET Museum (Part II)

Cup of the Ptolemies - Sardonyx, from Alexandria, 1st century BCE - 1st century CE. Cabinet des Medailles, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris.

Pair of disc and amphora earrings (Gold earrings with the 'Crown of Isis') linked by a long chain. Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Egypt, c. 200 BC

Gold Glass Medallion with a Mother and Child Date: early 4th century Geography: Made in, probably Alexandria, Egypt Culture: Roman Medium: Glass, gold leaf

The Gonzaga Cameo 3rd century BC Alexandria; h 15.7 cm This cameo, a rare example of the large 'dynastic' stones of the Hellenistic age, was created in the 3rd century BC in Alexandria. The rulers of Egypt, King Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his wife Arsinoe, are portrayed as gods from the Greek pantheon.

A Pendant: Gold, glass paste, garnet. Ptolemaic and Roman, 2nd-1st cent. B.C. and 3rd-4th cent. A.D. Within a frame of hammered sheet gold, a relief of blue glass paste in the shape of a temple: stylised uraeus frieze crowned by a sun-disk, supported on two papyrus columns. In the interior of the structure, a standing god. Drop-shaped garnets set in the frame. Pearls, shell inlays, and one garnet teardrop restored; gold sheet slightly damaged. Blue glass relief Ptolemaic, setting Roman.

AN EGYPTIAN GOLD SNAKE BRACELET Ptolemaic Period, 304-30 B.C. Formed from a solid rod, lenticular in section, curved into an open hoop that forms the body of a snake, its head curved back and projecting outward, the tail coiled into two opposing loops, the scales of head and tail, both the top and underside, indicated by chasing and punching, with a triangular head, the eyes beaded 3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide

Bracelet with Spirally Twisted Stands and a Herakles Knot at the Bezel Gold, 2nd century AD Said to be from Lower Egypt

Disk Pendant Earrings with a Figure of Eros (Getty Museum); gold and pearls. Greek, Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 B.C.

Diadem (Getty Museum); gold, glass paste, pearl, garnet and carnelian. Greek, Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 B.C.

Bracelet with Agathodaimon, Isis-Tyche, Aphrodite, and Terenouthis; gold. Roman Period, Egypt, 1st century BC-1st century AD. "Powerful talismans of fertility and good destiny are woven into this rich golden composition. The bodies of two snakes intertwine to form a Herakles knot, the centerpiece of this bracelet. The snake represents Agathodaimon, & the cobra represents Terenouthis, two deities associated with Serapis & Isis. Between them stand 2 goddesses, Isis-Tyche, and Aphrodite."

(DETAIL OF PENDANT Gold necklace with medallion depicting a Goddess, Roman Period (30 BC-300AD), gold & green glass, 17.25" long. Egypt

Ensemble of Jewelry (Getty Museum); gold, carnelian, and glass paste. Greek, Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 B.C.

Gold Necklace with Medallion Depicting a Goddess, Roman Period (30 BCE - 300 CE); Metalwork; Gold, green glass, Egypt

Greek, Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 BC Gold and copper alloy

Beads and Stud (Getty Museum); gold, carnelian, amethyst and emerald. Greek, Alexandria, Egypt, c. 220-100 BC

Beads and Stud (Getty Museum)

Bracelet, Egypt, 1-100.

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Earring, from cat mummy, Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period, Egypt, 332-30 BC, Gold

Gazelle-head earrings, Macedonian-Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC, Egypt, gold and carnelian