Carved Garnet Portrait -- Century BCE -- Hellenistic -- Likely a portrait of Queen Berenice II, wife of the ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt who was murdered after his death -- Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, Atlanta.
collective-history: A gold diadem. Greek, probably made in Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 B. The piece probably belonged to a noble woman of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt. The clasp is shaped as a protective Herakles knot.