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The mother and wife of Userhat ~ Tomb of Userhat

Dancers with Instruments, ca. 1353–1336 B.C. New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten. Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna probably; Hermopolis possibly. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985 (1985.328.11) #dance

Anne (1601-1666) Eldest daughter of Philip III and Margaret of Austria. Though she was born a Spanish Infanta she would later be known as Anne of Austria. Anne married Louis XIII of France and became the mother of Louis XIV, the Sun King of France.

Pair of hands from a group statue of Akhenaton and Nefertiti | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Limestone relief showing Nefertiti Amarna New Kingdom, c.1352-1336 BC The image shows Queen Nefertiti wearing the famous tall, flat topped crown she wears in the famous bust currently in the Berlin Museum. She is making an offering to the Aten along with her husband Akhenaten (the figure in front of her).

Ancient Peoples - Limestone relief showing Nefertiti Amarna New...

Queen Tiye (1398 - 1338 BC) Great Royal Wife of the Pharoah Amenhotep III. Mother of Akhenaten and grandmother of Tutankhamun.

Queen Elisabeth de Valois (1546-1568), third wife of Felipe II

16th century (ca. 1540), Italian detail from a portrait of a woman with a little boy by Agnolo Bronzino Washington, National Gallery of Art

Egyptian mourner, (possibly Isis mourning Osiris), circa eighteenth dynasty, Louvre

Tutankhamun in Barcelona Tutankhamun - his tomb and his treasures A sensational discovery 87 years ago turned the unknown pharaoh Tutankhamun into a superstar. In 1922, the archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the burial chambers of the ancient Egyptian king with their vast treasures – an event that caused a worldwide sensation. The story of Tutankhamun fascinates people to this day.

Viking Style Odins Raven Torc Ring Hand Forged in Sterling Silver. $130.00, via Etsy.

Tut's Gold cloisonne earrings Egypt

Vikings. They knew what they were doing.

Amenhotep III

Interesting facts about the ancient Celts

Interesting facts about the ancient Celts

Picture of Knowth in Boyne Valley, Ireland, 3200BC--contains more prehistoric art than any other site in Ireland

c1550 ladies wearing outdoor clothing of brown and black kirtles and fur-lined surcoats. Front lady wears a fur muffler.

1596 Tomb of Richard Herbert and his wife Magdalena of Montgomery Castle and St Nicholas’ Parish Church, Montgomery, Shropshire.

Viking bracelet, "Vale of York hoard" ca. 9th-11th century A.D.

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XIX on Twitter: "so done"

Viking Gold Ring with Punched Triangles 10th-11th century AD . A cast finger ring with expanding hoop and raised median band, the outer face impressed with punchmarks, each a triangle with pellets in the corners.

Viking Gold Ring with Punched Triangles : Lot 847

The signature's of the Six Wives of Henry VIII.

List of Epic Queens (part 1/3): Hatshepsut / Nefertiti/ Artemisia of Caria/ Cleopatra VII/ Livia Augusta/ Agrippina Minor/ Boudica

Conservators have discovered a four-inch gold hairpin that once belonged to Catherine de Medici, wife of King Henry II and Queen of France from 1547 until his death in 1559, in a communal latrine at Fontainebleau Palace. Archaeologists were excavating the Henry IV courtyard at the royal palace outside of Paris in preparation for an upcoming restoration project when they found the precious object.

Medici hairpin recovered from public latrine

Egypt, tomb of queen Nefertari. It is one of the best preserved and most ornate of all known tombs. The walls are painted with the deities (from left to right) Serket, Isis, Khepri, Osiris (above entrance), Hathor and Horus. The tomb was discovered in 1904 by the Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. In 2003 the tomb was closed to the general public.