Ancient Egypt. A bronze arm from statue holding erect cobra, Graeco-Roman, c.1st Century BC/AD. The cobra (uraeus) is finely detailed with solar disc headdress, tail wound around the wrist of the extended arm. Small pin at base of arm suggests it was part of a larger figure. L: 2 3/4” (7 cm); H: 3 3/8” (8.8 cm). Nicely mounted to a custom wooden base.
Ancient Egypt. A bronze Atum in the form of a human-headed cobra, New Kingdom. An unusual piece with the human head wearing tripartite headdress with uraeus and Atef crown. H: 2 1/2” (6.2 cm). Intact and part of a larger composition.
Ancient Egypt. A nice two-tone Wedjat or Eye of Horus amulet, 3rd Intermediate Period, c.1075 – 656 BC, with nice blue-green color with black details. Flat undetailed underside. L: 1 7/8” (4.8 cm). Some restoration to bottom right, otherwise intact.
Ancient Egypt. A detailed bronze figure of the Apis Bull, Late Period, c.664 – 343 BC. The sacred bull stands wearing solar disc and uraeus, the image of the vulture goddess Mut on his back. A nice figure with some areas of 19th century wax restoration to the left rump and half of the base. H: 2 1/4” (5.5 cm); L: 2” (5.2 cm). Ex 19th century English collection
Ancient Egypt. A large bronze amulet of the god Nefertem, Saite, c.664 – 525 BC, wearing characteristic lotus headdress with stylized plumes and two necklace counterpoises, which are symbols of fertility. He wears a tripartite wig with uraeus and is dressed in a short kilt, arms at sides. H: 5 3/8” (13.7 cm). Intact with some wear, loop at back worn through from use in antiquity. A very large and impressive example! Nefertem is the third member of the Memphite Triad and the Son of Ptah and Sekhm ...click for details
An Egyptian Coptic textile with bust of a lady, Roman Period, c.5th century AD. Wool and linen, with orange, red, blue and brown colors. 10" x 8 1/2" (25.4 x 21.6 cm). Nicely mounted in a custom lucite mount. Ex. Christies, London; Ex English private collection, acquired in London, July 1991.
A large painted coffin panel with head of Osiris, Roman Period, 1st - 2nd Century AD with three holes for attachment to a larger piece. Grooved slot at the bottom where another board had been fitted. The god wears a stylized Atef crown with small horns and solar disc at top. His face is colored pink as is the outer boarder around him surrounding white. His crown is orange and all the details are in black line. 12" x 7 3/4" (35 x 19.5 cm). Some spotting and encrustation, but an interest ...click for details
A choice alabaster bowl, Old Kingdom, c.2265 - 2130 BC, with low foot and rounded edges. Cut from a beautiful piece of alabaster with vivid lines and good color. Intact, surfaces cleaned. Diam: 5 1/8" (13.1 cm). Cf. Petrie, Stone and Metal Vases, pl. XIX, no. 288; Ex old Irish collection.
A nice green glazed open work amulet of the god Bes, Late Period, c.664 - 343 BC, with grotesque features and long beard, hands on rotund belly and wearing a multiple feathered headdress. Intact with good style. H: 2 1/8" (5.3 cm). Ex old English collection.
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A handsome wooden male tomb figure, Middle Kingdom, c. 1980 - 1630 BC, wearing a long, tight-fitting garment with moveable arms. The facial features are carved as well as highlighted in black and white paint. Intact, no restoration. Stands 8" tall with stand. Ex Australian collection.