Gold Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers. Ca. 1648–1540 B.C., Egypt, h. of central stag 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in); l. of headband 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in). People from western Asia established themselves among the Egyptian inhabitants of the eastern Nile Delta at the time. The northern "Hyksos" culture combined Egyptian and Middle Bronze Age Levantine traditions. This diadem has Near Eastern affinities and is typical of the commingling of artistic styles.