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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1350275
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This is a fantastic blue glazed faience pectoral scarab.
The scarab has a really remarkable appearance and is
very heavy. I have never seen such a nice comparable
pectoral scarab. The scarab was bought in the 60s from
the “Völkerkundemuseum“ in Stuttgart (Germany)

Date: Egypt, Late Period, 26th - 30th Dynasty, circa 664-332 B.C.
Material: faience
Size: ca. 3,9 cm; c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1349752
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This is a very rare and nice openworked, glazed steatite Wedjat Eye.
The base is engraved with the cartouche of Thutmose IV, Men-Kheperu-Re:
Established in forms is Re.

For comparable ones see:
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Accession Number: 10.130.208
Accession Number: 10.130.209 (see last picture)

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dyn. c 1400 - 1390 B.C., Reign of Thutmose IV
Material: glazed Steatite
Size: ca. 1,7 cm; c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1348513
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A tiny and really well worked for this size double-sided and open-worked
faience plaque of a Wedjat Eye and a recumbent winged sphinx wearing
the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. It holds between its legs a
hes vase symbolizing praise.

Date: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1069 B.C. - 664 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 1,4 cm; c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1347352
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This is a very interesting scarab. The scarab is probably commemorative from the
Late Period for Menes (Narmer), the founder of the 1st Dynasty and accordingly
the 1st Pharaoh of a unified Egypt.

for comparable see (last picture):
- W. M. Flinders Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders with names,; Plate VIII, 1.1.1 and 1.1.2

Date: Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 500 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca. 1,2 cm; c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1346707
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This is a nice and large Steatite plaque from the Hyksos Period.

For a comparable one, see:
Skarabäen und andere Siegelamulette aus Basler Sammlungen, Hornung/Staehelin: 901

Date: Hyksos Period, ca. 1600 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 3,0 cm; c. 1.18 inches
Condition: edge slightly chipped, otherwise intact
Provenance: private collection (Illinois, USA), formed before 1980

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1346706
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This is a lovely shabti with a nice green colour. There is a single column of
hieroglyphics on the front and on the back pillar. The name of the owner is
probably Tatetty,. The shabti comes with an old wooden stand. Under the
wooden stand is an old collection number.

Date: Late Period, 28th - 30th Dynasty, circa 404 - 343 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 11 cm; c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1345807
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This is really an incredible scarab from the New Kingdom.
The scarab is inscribed with the name of Amun Re.

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1450 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca. 1,3 cm; c. 0.51 inches
Condition: tiny chips, otherwise intact
Provenance: private British collection, formed before 1960

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1345243
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This is a nice ancient scarab with a superb documentation from 1934.
The Ring with the scarab was bought 1934 from the dealer Mohamed M. El-Gabry
in Cairo near the Shepherd’s Hotel. He had the permission from The Egyptian Museum
in Cairo (Licence No. 33).
This scarab ring will come with the original autographed certificate from Mohamed M. El-Gabry
with the handwritten description of the scarab ring on it...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1344921
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This is a really nice Pre-Dynastic jar-shaped vessel with a squat spherical body and tubular string-hole handles,
decorated with reddish-umber wavy 'water' lines, horizontally around the upper body and vertically across the base.
There was an old label inside the jar on which it is stated as: Found on the Balaric Islands (Mediteranian) 300 years B.C.

Date: Egypt, Naqada II Period, ca...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1343382
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This is an extremely rare scarab for the king Ammu (Aamu).
The scarab is inscribed for "the son of Ra, Ammu, given life“

There are only 30 scarabs known with his name.
See:
 K. S. B. Ryholt: The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period 
(= The Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications. Vol. 20). The Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern studies,
Kopenhagen 1997, S. 43, 364-66 (File 14/4) 

For comparable one, see:
Petr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1342136
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This is a nice example of a “hunt scene“ scarab.
It shows a pair of lions being hunted by a bowman.
This scarab comes from a very old collection, but
unfortunately I can not decipher the name of the
collection (see 2nd picture).

Date: New Kingdom, 19th - 20th Dynasty, circa 1295 - 1069 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,6 cm; c. 0.63 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: private English collection, formed before 1980.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1339188
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A nice and rare faience amulet of a turtle.

Date: Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, circa 332 - 30 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 1,4 cm; c. 0.55 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: private collection(Tennessee, USA), collected before 1980

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This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1338217
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This is an ancient Egyptian steatite scarab, which is inscribed on the back with a
squatting baboon (Thoth) and the hieroglyphics of the throne name of Rameses II:
User-Maat-Re-setep-en-Re (The justice of Re is powerful - chosen of Re)

The scarab comes with a chain (ca. 50 cm, c. 19.7 inches) and the original box
from Baltinester Bros (Jerusalem), where the chain with scarab pendant was bought in the 50s.

for comparable see:
H.R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1338091
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This is a very interesting large motto scarab.
This scarab is the only known example with this motto that includes images!

The underside shows an enthroned king, holding a crook and flail, under a winged sun-disc,
accompanied by a fan(?)-bearer, with two more courtiers below. The cartouche in front of
the king is a corrupted version of the throne-name of Thutmose III:
"Men"-kheper-Re.

The cryptographic motto reads:

"One finds no refuge for the heart outsid...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1337264
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This is a wonderful ancient Egyptian baboon scaraboid. On the front Thoth as a baboon
and on the back are two goddess, Thoth holding the Was Scepter and Maat holding
a staff, maybe a scepter in the form of a papyrus stalk or a lotus flower.

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th. to 20th. Dyn. c 1550-1085 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca. 1,7 cm; c. 0.76 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: Estate of J.G., bought 1973 in Cairo; name will given to the new owne...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1336274
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This is a very large scarab for Amenhotep III. with an interesting inscription.
The scarab is inscribed: Neb-Maat-Re (cartouche), who loves the Nile flooding.

For similar ones, see:
Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Scarabs and Cylinders with Names. Pl. XXXI - XXXIII,
10-47

Date: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1390-1352 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 3,8 cm; c. 1.50 inches
Condition: chipped
Provenance: Estate of J.G., bought 1973 in Cairo; nam...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1335880
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This is a really nice and fine scarab inscribed with a lion and sun-disk.
W.M. Flinders Petrie attributed the scarab to the Pharao Psamtik I,

see:
- W. M. Flinders Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders with names,; Plate LV, 5 and 6 (see last picture)
for the internet data bank of the Petrie Museum see: UC14706, UC14709

Date: Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 650 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,2 cm; c. 0.47 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: Estate...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1335877
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This is an ancient Egyptian steatite cartouche plaque which is inscribed on the one side
with the name of Rameses III and on the other with his prenomen.
Ramesisu Heqaiunu (Ra has fashioned him, ruler of Heliopolis)
Usermaatre Meriamun (Strong is the Matt of Ra, beloved of Amun)

for comparable see:
H.R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, etc., in the British Museum, Vol. 1; no. 2308
- W. M. Flinders Petrie, Historical Scarabs, 1653 (see last picture)

Date...