(Ancient) Bead(work)

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It’s common wisdom that Gotland went it’s own way during the Viking Age—but that’s certainly not because Gotlanders weren’t connected. On the contrary, Gotlanders had a habit of collecting things t… Viking Garb, Viking Reenactment, Viking Dress, Viking Ship, Ancient Vikings, Norse Vikings, Vikings Lagertha, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry

Gotland during the Viking Age

It’s common wisdom that Gotland went it’s own way during the Viking Age—but that’s certainly not because Gotlanders weren’t connected. On the contrary, Gotlanders had a habit of collecting things t…

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum Beads Glass Grave find, Kylver, Stånga, Gotland, Sweden. Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Viking Culture, Viking Glass, Viking Clothing, 17th Century Art, Norse Vikings, Asatru

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum

Beads Glass Grave find, Kylver, Stånga, Gotland, Sweden. SHM 13436:B4

Romano-Egyptian Mosaic Glass Inlay Depicting a Wedjat Eye Miho Museum, Eye Images, Cobalt Glass, Human Eye, Ethnic Jewelry, Black Glass, Ancient Art, Mosaic Glass, Nice Things

Romano-Egyptian Mosaic Glass Inlay Depicting a Wedjat Eye

Mosaic glass, 1st century B.C.E./C.E. These rectangular decorative plaques show images of eye, depicted in purple, white, red, yellow, blue, green and cobalt glass on grounds of turquoise, blue and black glass. The wedjat means "cured" and is the sacred left eye of the god of the heavens Horus. His left eye symbolized the moon while his right eye the sun. Horus is shown with a falcon's head, and this eye form, a human eye and a falcon's face were often combined as motifs. Horus's left eye…

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Faience Beaded Mummy Mask - London Coin Galleries

Comes with a custom purple hardwood stand. Originally sewn to the mummy shroud along with amulets and scarabs. Thousands of years ago, the Egyptians hoped to achieve eternal life. They believed that the deceased would attain immortality if the body was preserved for resurrection and if the proper funerary rites were observed. The mummy mask aided the deceased in the perilous journey to the next world where it was believed that resurrection would magically occur. The beads that make up this…

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bead-net | British Museum

Part of a glazed composition bead-net: from the outer chest covering of a human mummy, composed of red, yellow, green, blue and black glazed composition short cylinder beads, strung in pairs, representing a winged scarab. The elytra are marked, with both front and back legs holding solar discs, a few blue glazed composition cylinder beads are all that survive of the surrounding net.

Egyptian Beaded Mummy Face Mask - May 2015 First Humans, Ancient Egypt, Archaeology, Timeline, Egyptian, United Kingdom, Monsters, Beading, Auction

Egyptian Beaded Mummy Face Mask - May 27, 2015 | TimeLine Auctions Ltd. in United Kingdom

Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC. A restrung panel of small glazed composition beads in various colours representing a mum... on May 27, 2015

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 A restrung trapezoidal panel of discoid beads in the form of a human face with red lips. Black Eyebrows, Memento Mori, African Art, Red Lips, Beadwork, Egyptian, Teeth, Period, Masks

Egyptian Beaded Mummy Mask - Mar 15, 2013 | TimeLine Auctions Ltd. in United Kingdom

Ptolemaic period, 332-30 BC . A restrung trapezoidal panel of discoid beads in the form of a human face with red lips... on Mar 15, 2013

An Egyptian Beaded Mummy Mask, Late - Ptolemaic Period, ca. Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, Blue Chalcedony, Ancient Jewelry, Red Glass, Custom Framing, Wearable Art, Gifts For Him, Egyptian

An Egyptian Beaded Mummy Mask, Late - Ptolemaic Period, ca. 664 - 30 BCE

Restrung in the original configuration from high-quality ancient beads of bright red, yellow, black, white, blue and green, this exquisite mask represents the face of the deceased and would have been attached to the wrappings of the mummy over the facial area. It depicts the deceased wearing the beard of Osiris, a symb

Egyptian Beaded Mummy Decoration, Saite Period, Dynasty 26 (c.) Beads, fiber x 40 x cm x 15 x 1 in.) Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson and Henry H. Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Long Pearl Necklaces, Gold Necklace, Byzantine Art, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Things

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Ancient Egyptian Multi-Coloured Faience Beads Mummy Mask Of Osiris by uddiyanaart on Etsy Crystal Bead Necklace, Crystal Beads, Ancient Egyptian Art, Agate Stone, Ancient Romans, Gold Beads, Chinese Art, Handmade Items, Antiques

Ancient Egyptian Multi-Coloured Faience Beads Mummy Mask Of Osiris

Ancient Egyptian Faience Mummy Beads Sarcophagus Mask - 600 BC