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Scarabs were worn as jewelry and amulets in ancient Egypt. Being a common form like a charm, everyone could afford them and easily wear strung on a cord and worn like a necklace. They were already ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Ancient Roman jewelry in earlier times was derived from both Hellenistic and Etruscan jewelry. In addition, as Roman jewelry designs freed itself of Hellenistic and Etruscan influences, greater use ..
(August 07, 2008)
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African tribal art, so very unique and exciting, is becoming more and more popular and is regarded by art lovers all over the world as one of the most sought after collectibles or gifts. It can be ..
(July 25, 2008)
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The Art Nouveau movement in the United States arrived with designer Louis Comfort Tiffany and was especially influential on ornamental rather than spatial design, particularly on Sullivan's ..
(January 02, 2008)
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The 18th Dynasty was considered the greatest period of Egyptian history that lasted from 1567 to 1069 BC. Hatshepsut, the female ruler of Egypt, Akhenaton and Nefertiti, and Tutankhamun reigned ..
(November 19, 2007)
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The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now Cairo, Egypt in Africa, and is the only remaining member of the Seven Wonders of .
(August 16, 2007)
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Common type of amulet, seal or ring bezel found in Egypt, Nubia and Syria from the 6th Dynasty until the Ptolemaic Period (2345-30 BC). The earliest were purely amuletic and uninscribed: it was only ..
(March 06, 2007)
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Alexander the Great was the first world conqueror and one of the most remarkable men in history, his armies capturing most the civilized world. He initiated Greek ideas, cutoms and laws to all ..
(March 10, 2007)
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