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    The smooth cane ends in two ibexes facing each other, with morphological features portrayed in fine chasing. During the Hellenistic period, many bracelets of this type, their extremities embellished with heads of animals, existed in the Greek world. A wide variety of species were represented, including lions, rams, goats, calves, lynxes and griffins. This...
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    The Turkmen, nomadic people, kept part of their wealth of silver jewellery, which was an important part of the dowry for women. They could wear up to seventeen kilos of jewellery on their wedding day. These jewels, made from silver coins, were made by specialized jewellers who worked under their yurt. Although the style of the jewellery varies slightly...
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    Associated since antiquity with military victories, the bird of Jupiter leaning on lightning became the emblem of the First Empire after having been that of imperial Rome. Like the signs of the Roman armies, Napoleon had an eagle, a traditional symbol of heraldry, placed at the top of the flagpole of his regiments. Dimensions:Length: 1.4 cmWidth: 1.6...
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    This paperweight is inspired by a sales act found in Shuruppak. Writing was born in Sumer and Elam out of the need to record the wealth of the cities.In the following centuries, scribes improved the invention. Slowly, over the following centuries, the scribes, more draughtsmen than writers, improved this invention. Around 2600 BC, writing was sufficiently...
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    The somewhat crude quality of this tablet is explained by the fact that it would have been fashioned by an apprentice scribe. It features three lines of writing in the hand of the apprentice's master. The pupil's clumsy efforts to copy certain of the symbols can be seen underneath and on the reverse side of the tablet.A great many school tablets have been...
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    These earthenware turquoise blue cups evoke, by their shape, a stylized lotus. The deep blue colour of the glazing is linked with the Goddess Hathor, mistress of turquoise and goddess of Love, and evokes the goddess' domain from which the rising sun soars. The blue lotus is a symbol of rebirth and its scent also cured migraines. Hathor cups were placed...
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    The Sumerians used to ensure the durability and identity of their official constructions by burying in the foundations a large nail, sometimes in solidarity with a figurine and intended to symbolically tie up the building, and a written document, intended to preserve the memory of the builder and the destination of his work. The support for the writing...
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    Egyptian art was also represented by modest objects of daily use. The craftsmanship of these items reveals a degree of perfection equally found in temples and sculptures. Belonging to the cosmetic set of a stylish Egyptian woman, this small mirror is made of a bronze disk set in a delicately incised handle. This feature represents a female nude wearing a...
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    These wooden figurines were worn by pregnant women, tucked in their wrap-around skirts, in order to ensure they would give birth to a beautiful and healthy baby. Despite their very simplified design, a disk for the head, a cylinder for the body, crossed by a line for the arms, these figurines were sometimes decorated with belts, necklaces or pendant...
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