AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC DIORITE MACE HEAD, NAQADA I, CIRCA 3500 B.C.
A rare and important mace head, very difficult to purchase and a must for the ancient weapons collector or the collector of Predynastic Egypt! Of disc form with tapered conical base and gently curved upper edge.
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RARE IBIS HEAD AND NECK IN BRONZE, DATING TO THE THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXV, CIRCA 1069-664 B.C.
This bronze Ibis once had a body of wood or steatite and legs of bronze, now lost. The head with a small tang for attachment, is of the finest style of the period with a curved ridged beak, eyes recessed for inlay. ...click for details
CHOICE EGYPTIAN FIGURE OF BES IN STONE, DATING TO THE LATE PERIOD, 600-300 BC.
Finely carved in Steatite, the god Bes with a abundance of details. Standing, nude figure of Bes in the round, wearing plumes. Pierced through for suspension. Bes was the Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of households and in particular mothers and child ...click for details