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December 02 2013


Middle East, Sabaean 200 AD

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

October 07 2013

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

October 01 2013

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

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

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

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

April 11 2013

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

March 25 2013

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

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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