AN AUTHENTIC EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE TURQUOISE FAIENCE USHABTI, Circa 1000 - 800 B.C
Ushabtis: Also known as shabtis or shawabties. Probably the most collected artifacts of ancient Egypt. These magical statues were found in tombs, and hold the role of being servants. They were designed to accompany the deceased into paradise, to comply with requests from the gods. ...click for details
You are considering a very attractive ancient Egyptian Hyksos mummy beads necklace dating to Hyksos period, 1500 BC, with Roman rock crystal beads dating to the first century AD
Measurements: Length: 44 cm
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Egyptian COPY of Fayyoum hand painted portrait of a woman, AFTER THE ANTIQUE 18TH CENT.
The Egyptian art of portrait, however, includes wonderful models of portraits depicting ordinary people. Ancient Egyptians had a special belief in preserving the dead body intact through mummification to enjoy the other world. As the dead body should be placed in a coffin, it should then include a photo or a portrait of the mummy. ...click for details