Greek coin jewelry
Solid silver Lysimachus tetradrachm designed in a modern vermeil seating of 22 karat gold plate finish over pure silver. Depicts a portrait of the deified Alexander the Great with the royal diadem and ram's horns that identify him as the son of Zeus Ammon. On the reverse, a seated Athena with spear and shield, her right hand extended on which stands the figure of Nike. Nike crowns the first letter of Lysimachus name. The lion's head on Athena's shield may also refer to Lysimachus.
Ancient Egyptian scarab
Carved light green limestone heart scarab, standing falcon on the top, to the bottom a cartouche with the seated Sun God Ra holding an Ankh. Once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the Mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. Heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found "True of Voice" and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. At the bottom, a cartouche with beetle. Third Intermediate Period.
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