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Pendant in the gold-plated shell

Pendant in the gold-plated shell
Pendant in the gold-plated shell
Reference : BIJ03
Information about the original work.
Paris, Musée du Louvre.
Average Empire - By 2100-1600 before J.C. Egypt
Golden original.
Dimensions: 4 x 3.8 cms
This pendant, stamped then cut from a thick gold leaf, borrows(takes) its shape from the shells of mother-of-pearl, often registered in the name of kings of the XIIè dynasty. A ring of suspension is welded in the summit.
This jewel was collectively worn by the queens and the princesses of the Average Empire.

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2020-12-31 90.0090.00 EUR
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