grandegyptianmuseum: Diadem of Princess S…

grandegyptianmuseum:

Diadem of Princess

Sithathoriunet,

daughter of Senusret II, detail, from the Tomb of

Sithathoriunet

(gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian and glass paste), funerary complex of Senusret II at El-Lahun.

The diadem was made to be worn above the princess wig.

Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1897-1878 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.