Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.) Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847 Gold, Last Updated September 4, 2013 Ancient Egyptians called fish amulets like this nekhau and gave them to young girls to wear as a charm against drowning.
Detail of the Tutankhamen throne.The skill required to create the delicate folds of clothing & beads on the collars is incredible. The colours are still bright & the image as a whole is a testament to the beauty, skill & power of Egyptian art.