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Lapis Lazuli

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Works of Art (8)

Cult image of the god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.), Egyptian, Lapis lazuli (2007.24)
Four strands of beads, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.48)
Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 B.C.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style, Excavated at "King's Grave," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian (33.35.3)
Necklace choker, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.47)
Nikare with his Wife and Daughter, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserre or later, ca. 2420–2389 B.C., From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara probably, Limestone, paint (52.19)
Seated Crowned and jeweled Buddha, Pala period, late 10th century; Kurkihar style, Bihar, India, Bronze with silver, lapis lazuli, and rock-crystal inlays (1993.311 ab)
Set of saddle plates, ca. 1400, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise (1999.118)
Standing female figure with clasped hands, Early Dynastic IIIA, ca. 2600–2500 B.C., Mesopotamia, Nippur, Inanna temple, Level VIIB, Limestone, shell, and lapis lazuli (62.70.2)