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Lapis Lazuli God Ptah
The god Ptah, Dynasty 22–early Dynasty 26 (ca. 945–600 B.C.) Egyptian Lapis
Early Tourmaline Carving
Early 20th century tourmaline snuff bottle, from the Tourmaline Queen Mine, Pala, CA.
photo courtesy palagems
Sleeping Shepherdess in a Moonlit Landscape
Probably late 16th century
Alessandro Masnago (Italian,
active by ca. 1560, d. 1620)
Lived in Milan and carved in Agate.