One of a Pair of Gold and amethyst claw anklets of Princess Sit-hathor-yunet Egyptian, Dynasty 12, (ca 1897-1878 BCE) From Lahun, tomb 8
How to kiss properly - 1942 Life Magazine. I kind of love this. Framing it.
Gold archaeological style necklace, the wide strap chain edged with rosettes and small seed shaped pendants hung with chains with more rosettes terminating in amphorae and larger seed shaped pendants, fastening behind, the clasps decorated with filigree palmettes. Castellani, c.1872.
A Late Roman/Parthian gold and green glass bead necklace
Lion Bracelet of Sithathoryunet; Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III Date: ca. 1887–1813 B.C. Says gold, carnelian and turquoise but looks like gold and amethyst to me!
Onyx cameo head of a negress facing in profile towards the left, magnificently habillee in gold and rose diamond jewels like an Empress diamond necklace fringed with drop shaped pendants, huge gold crescent and girandole earring, bandeau tied with a knot over brow with plume linked by festoon chains and pendants to jewelled net over chignon at the back of the head...
Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, National Geographic
Bees: Art Nouveau gold and pearl enamel #bee brooch, circa 1900, France.
What's so important about the Code of Hammurabi?
The Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi, originated 1760 BCE in Ancient Babylon) is an ancient law code that predates the Law of Moses (1312 BCE), also known as the Mosaic Law/Torah (Jews) or Old Testament (Christians). Hammurabi's Code was created by the Babylonian king Hammurabi on seven foot tall, black diorite steel and depicts the king receiving the law from, Shamash, the Babylonian God of Justice