Tag Archives: Jewelry

1800: Portrait of an Eye

Eye portrait brooches from early 19th century England. All at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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664 BC: Amulet

Egyptian Ram’s-head Amulet, Kushite Period (ca. 712–664 B.C.) “This amulet was probably made for a necklace worn by one of the Kushite kings. Representations show these pharaohs wearing a ram’s-head amulet tied around the neck on a thick cord, the … Continue reading

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