Deir-El-Medina, ancient Egyptian village once populated by workers and administrators who had been gathered together for the purpose of building the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings (ca. 1550–1080 BC).
They were a community of craftsmen, painters, masons, scribes, and sculptors, together with their families.
King Senusret I statue, details from the throne depicting Horus and Seth with the symbol of unity of the two countries which make up Egypt. From Al Lisht. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
Diamond and pearl tiara, belonged to Princess Shivakiar, the first wife
of King Fuad I of Egypt (1876-1947), encrusted with 1506 diamonds,
mounted in platinum. It was originally commissioned from a Paris jeweler
by the King.