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December 02 2013

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Middle East, Sabaean 200 AD

Marble head, with lapis lazuli inlays embedded in the eyes.

October 07 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Lapis Lazuli scarabs redesigned in a modern earrings setting with a gold wash. Middle Kingdom, 2040-1786 BC

October 01 2013

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Carved Lapis Lazuli goose, believed to have laid Cosmic Egg from which Ra, the sun God, was hatched. Egypto-Roman. 30 BC-324 AD

September 19 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Carved and polished Lapis Lazuli laying cat, sacred to Ancient Egypt because of its hostility towards snakes. 
Ptolemaic, 305-30 BC

May 03 2013

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Ancient Egyptian lapis lazuli amulet carved in a shape of the head of Bes, the Egyptian dwarf God depicted as a bearded, savage-looking, yet comical figure, believed to guard against evil spirits and misfortune. 18th Dynasty. 1570 - 1342 BC (1”)

April 15 2013

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Lapis Lazuli stone with a polished surface, depicting a head wearing a lotus shaped headdress. Egypto-Roman, 200 AD.

April 11 2013

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Persian. Solid Lapis Lazuli polished beads and hollow 22kt gold beads necklace. Restrung in a modern setting. 500 BC (17")
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Egyptian. Carved lapis lazuli hooded head of a female. 200 AD (1 ¾" x 1 ¼")

March 25 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Carved Lapis Lazuli open-mouthed lion with long mane. Associated with the lion-headed Goddess, Sekhmet. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (5 ½” x 2 ½”)

February 04 2013

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Near Eastern. Lapis lazuli inlay necklaces, one with amber and silver accent beads, the other with carnelian and black accent beads in clad silver settings. 3000 BC (22")
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