Egypt, Early Dynastic Period, ca. 3050 - 2686 BCE. A stunning carved diorite stone offering cup, tapering from a narrow base to a flared rim. 6-1/4"D x 4-7/8"H. Condition: Intact and choice. A superb example!
Egypt, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE. A beautiful vibrant blue faience eye of Horus with deep blue/black pupil. Carved eyebrow and linear detail. Top is drilled for mounting on a string. A wonderfully beautiful piece of still wearable art. 1-1/4"L x 1"H. Lower piece professionally repaired.
Egypt, Early Dynastic - Middle Kingdom, circa 2890-1797 BCE. A beautiful speckled stone vessel with small based, bulbous body, and subtly flared rim. A vessel like this would have been used to hold makeup, such as the distinctive black kohl eye mascara used throughout Egyptian history. 1-1/2"H. Excellent.
Early Dynastic - Middle Kingdom, circa 2890-1797 BCE. An early stone makeup vessel, with low base, saucer-like body, and raised rim. Drilled center would have been used to hold make-up, such as the famous black kohl makeup.3/4"H x 1-1/2"D. Excellent.
Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550 - 1293 BCE. A stunning Egyptian necklace composed of faience beads with incredible stone amulets of blue, red, orange, and brown. A great level of detail went into the construction of this necklace, certainly on pair with the excellence of the dynasty including the great Pharaoh Tutankhamen. 16"L (40.5 cm). ...click for details
Egypt, Early Antoninian Period, ca. 140-150 CE. Sizeable terracotta head of a full-faced woman with fleshy nose, downturned mouth, double chin and Venus folds along the heavy neck. The modeling of the eyes is here neglected, as they were painted over the white gesso layer that covered the head. The elaborate hairdo arranged in arching strands encircled by single flowers. Cursory rendition of the hair at rear. Pierced earlobes to bear some jewelry and a vent hole on the top left. 3.7" x 6.7& ...click for details
Egypt, Late Period, ca. 664 - 30 BCE. Shabti holds crook and flail, with seed bag over back shoulder, and full headdress. From the chest down to the feet are nine rows of hieroglyphs, deeply carved, separated by horizontal lines. Back pillar characteristic of Late Period ushabti's. 5-3/4"H, intact.
Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1558-1085 BCE. Mummiform, carved in banded alabaster, arms crossed holding hoes, hieroglyphic inscriptions on front and back within a vertical band. The inscription reads: "May there be illuminated the Osiris Iry-iry, true of voice" (front); "if I should be called at anytime to do work . . ." (back) Bottom section with feet is missing. 7"H. Custom stand. Bottom section with feet missing. Exceptionally rare example. ...click for details
Egypt, New Kingdom - Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1300 - 1000 BCE.
A white glazed faience Shabti with black headdress and and hieroglyphs, which translate to "May [the owner of this] be illuminated by Osiris." Shabti is holding two hoes with netted seed basket over back shoulders. 5-3/4"H. Cf. Bonham's Auction 11597, L ...click for details
Egypt, Late Dynastic, Saite Period, 26th Dynasty, 685 - 525 BCE. Carved stone scarab dating to the New Kingdom during the Saite Period. It was inscribed at a musch later time, like 4th Century CE. The inscription is gnostic in origin and consists of a cartouche with Anubis transporting a funerary bed, with many other astrological and magical signs inscribed within the five registers. 3.7cm L. Intact and Excellent.
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Egypt, Late Dynastic, 6th-4th Century BCE.
A composite amulet of a ram, depicting either a ram-headed Sphinx or a mummified ram. Excellent detailing, especially on head. 5.4 cm L. Intact and excellent with only minor mineral deposits and surface pitting.
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Egypt, Late Kingdom, 26th Dynasty, 660 BCE. Faience shabti (shawabti) in brilliant blue / bright turquoise glaze and deep glyphs, that translate to: "Illuminating of Osiris, the God's Father, Servant of Min, Lord of Sekret, Psamtik Nefer Seshem. 11.3 cm H. Custom stand. Firing holes on back, else choice.