Obelisk Art History
Mediums

Electrum

Electrum is a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver, with trace amounts of copper and other metals. The Ancient Egyptians often topped their pyramids and obelisks with Electrum, and it was a popular material for drinking vessels. The ancient Greeks called it ‘white gold.'

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Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B, Aegean Civilizations

Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B 1675 – 1550BCE

King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head, Mesopotamia

King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head 1300BCE

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Lithography, Mediums

Lithography

Terracotta, Mediums

Terracotta

Watercolor, Mediums

Watercolor

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