gold leaf and lapis bead

UR - Wreath of poplar leaves (Length: 40 cm) made of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian, found with the body of a female attendant crouched at the foot of Queen Puabi's bier, Royal Cemetery of Ur, c.

AN AKKADIAN LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL  Circa 2334-2154 B.C.  With a contest scene of two pairs, each with a rearing lion grappling with an inverted bull, a stylized tree between them, the cylinder with modern gold caps, now the central element of a necklace of ancient lapis lazuli beads and later gilt silver beads with granulation 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) long

Akkadian Lapis Lazuli Cylinder Seal, ca. cylinder with modern gold caps, now the focal bead in a necklace of ancient lapis lazuli beads and added later gilt silver beads with granulation.

Queen Pu-abi, in all her regalia: Her jewelry weighed 14 pounds. This is a recent reconstruction (2009) of the queens finery, done by the Penn Museum.

Queen Puabi’s Headdress, Diadem, Beaded Cape, and Jewelry Early Dynastic III BCE) Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern day Iraq). I am a huge fan of near eastern arqueology

Gold necklace, with king and flanking lions in carved lapis lazuli; Sassanian period, 5th - 6th century A.D.  In the collection of the Reza Abbasi Museum, Tehran.

Gold necklace, with king and flanking lions in carved lapis lazuli; Sassanian period, - century A. Gold necklace, with king and flanking lions in carved lapis lazuli; Sassanian period, - century A.

Jewelry from The Royal Tombs of Ur Gold and carnelian necklace.

Bead cuff British Museum Gold, carnelian and lapis lazuli beads Sumerian, Early Dynastic the Ur about 2600 BC

Headdress and necklace of gold, lapis lazuli and cornelian     Woolley's greatest discovery at Ur was the so-called 'Royal Cemetery', which he began to excavate from 1926. Dug outside the walls of the city, the cemetery was built over by the walls of Nebuchadnezzar's larger city about 2,000 years later. Some 1,840 burials were found, dating to between 2600 BC and 2000 BC. They ranged from simple inh...

Headdress and necklace of gold, lapis lazuli and cornelian From Grave the Royal Cemetery of Ur, southern Iraq Early Dynastic III, about 2600 BC British Museum - London

The Macedonian gold wreath, 4th c. BC, that was repatriated from the Getty. The Getty called it "a lavish miniature garden."

The Macedonian gold wreath, c. BC, that was repatriated from the Getty. The Getty called it "a lavish miniature garden.

Jewelry from The Royal Tombs of Ur

Site, discovery: Royal Cemetery of Ur (Grave photo source: BM

Gold earring decorated with filigree technique, Taranto, 3rd quarter of the 4th century BC. Cabinet des Médailles, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Image of: Jastrow / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

Etruscan gold earring with exquisite filigree work. ° Bastard perverts at Taranto National Museum, Italy discredit Etruscans despite filigree work is Etruscan art universally accepted °

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