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For the first time in a single volume, nearly 200 priceless objects from collections all over the world. Diadems, armlets, earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets, breastplates, amulets ...wrought in the rare and precious gems and metals that have stirred man's greed and wonder for centuries...Nubian gold, vivid lapis lazuli, bright-colored camelian.
Cyril Aldred, one of the world's foremost Egyptologists, tells their enchanting and dramatic story...the myths and legends, the discoveries and thefts, that have marked each treasure's history. He explains the fascinating uses and significance of Egyptian jewels and describes the amazing techniques that created them.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, 1978. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110345276221
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1978. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0345276221