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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1332901
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Finely sculpted limestone royal head with large almond shaped eyes, prominent nose, a gently smiling mouth and a full chin.
The right eye is slightly raised towards the outer corner. The lids are delicately outlined to end in a fine cosmetic line. The pupil shows remains of dark pigment...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331622
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$670.00
Decorated with erotic scenes next to the small loop handle. The belly with a register of crouching Bes figures framed by dotted flowers.
The dwarf god Bes was the protector of women in childbirth, neonates and the human body in general. The vessel may have served a votive purpose.
Cf. Donald M. Bailey. Ptolemaic and Roman Terracottas from Egypt, Vol. 4. London 2008.
Ceramic
Egyptian, Ptolemaic to Roman Period, 2nd/1st Century BC
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1331085
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$860.00
The sacred Nile perch with a pointed nose, the slender body with a long dorsal fin and a forked tail. The ventral fins connect to an integrally cast sled-shaped base.
Crowned with a modius which is topped by the horned sun-disk and a frontal uraeus. A suspension loop behind...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1329307
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$5,200.00
Pear-shaped disk with straight bottom and separately applied tang.
The incised text starts with the title of the lady who owned the mirror and reads: For the Adoratrice of Hathor, the beautiful and great goddess, Nek.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, ca. 600 BC
W. 14.2 cm (5.6 in)
H. with tang 16.6 cm (6.5 in)
Intact and of very good overall condition with attractive patina on both sides. Displayed on a wooden base.
German collection B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1327309
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Egyptian bronze ibis striding forward with the left leg advanced. With S-shaped neck, round eyes and a long curved beak. Wearing a plumed Hemhem crown. A loop for suspension on the back.
Incised details of the scales along the legs and further for the feathers on the tail.
The ibis bird was sacred to the Egyptians and associated with Thoth, the god of wisdom and writing.
Bronze
Egyptian, Ptolemaic Period, 332-31 BC
H. 4.2 cm (1.7 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1327307
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$280.00
A lot of different Egyptian items gathered by the Dr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1325685
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Egyptian funerary cone for the priest Heqanefer inscribed with seven horizontal lines of hieroglyphs reading: Saying words by Osiris-Khentiamentiu, Anubis, the one who is before the divine booth, Hathor [...] gods [...] west, two goddesses in the necropolis for the ka of [...] first prophet of Osiris, Heqanefer, his wife, mistress of the house Mut (?) neferet, justified.
The cone of Heqanefer is dated to the reign of Thutmose IV, 1397-1388 BC, and registered as no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1325684
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Egyptian funerary cone for the accountant Qenamun inscribed with four vertical lines of hieroglyphs reading: (1) The Revered one before (2) Osiris, the accountant of the grain of (3) Amun, Qenamun, justified (4) before Amun.
The tomb of Qenamun remains undiscovered, but is thought to be at Dra Abu el-Naga as some of Qenamun’s funerary cones were found close by.
The type is registered as no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1325683
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Egyptian funerary cone for the priest Sadjehuty inscribed with two horizontal lines of hieroglyphs reading: (1) The fourth prophet of Amun, (2) Sadjehuty justified.
The cone of Sadjehuty is one of only five types confectioned with sunk hieroglyphs, it is registered as no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1320774
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$320.00
Textile fragment with the fine polychrome depiction of a sitting youth or child, probably Eros, holding a basket as symbol of abundance.
The small chubby figure has curled yellow hair and wears a colored belt only.
The burgundy red friezes are separated by ornamental bands and show a profusion of colored flowers and leafs inside.
Wool on linen
Coptic, Egypt, 4th/6th century AD
H. 5.8 cm (2.3 in)
W...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1320773
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$360.00
Nice equestrian figure riding a long-eared prancing horse. The horseman holds scepter and orb in one hand, the other is raised to a blessing or greeting gesture.
The rider is stuck like a wedge through the horse which appears as a cubistic arrangement of different plain parts with linear details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1320771
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$780.00
Coptic tunic decoration, called clavus, with four registers containing a lion, a hare, a spotted lion and hare.
Wool on linen
Coptic, 4th/6th century AD
Textile size: 18 cm (7.1 in) x 4 cm (1.6 in)
Frame: 27 cm (10.6 in) x 15.5 cm (6.1 in)
Fragment, excellent condition.
Estate of Ch. Grand, Zurich (Switzerland), acquired 1900-1950.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1320770
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$60.00
Striped Coptic cross created with interwoven thick black wool running along the weft underneath.
On both sides groups of three colored threads with frayed ends.
Wool on linen
Egypt, Coptic Period, ca. 5th-8th century AD
21.5 cm (8.5 in) x 11.5 cm (4.5 in)
Fragmentary, nice green, red, red-brown und black threads.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), March 2013.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1320383
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$680.00
Carved alabaster mortar with straight sides and two lugs on either side of the flat-topped rim. The lug handles end vertically and are rounded below...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1320377
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$320.00
Rare variant of Isis-Demeter seated on a throne. The goddess is wearing a chiton and a richly folded cloak with a floral wreath and grain ears across the chest. She is holding a staff (torch?) with her right hand. A small bag suspended from her left wrist.
The head with chubby features, beady eyes and purse lips. Severan style melon hairdo with sidelocks falling along the shoulders. Large earrings. The head framed by a nimbus topped by the solar disk between two cow’s horns.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1320376
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$460.00
Carved female head with round face, linearly drawn large eyes with faint irides, straight nose and full lips.
The hair drawn upward over the short forehead.
Bone
Egyptian, Roman/Coptic Period, 3rd-5th Century AD
H. 5.6 cm (2.2 cm)
H. with stand 15.1 cm (5.9 in)
Broken at neck level. Expressive carving.
Ex Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), March 2008.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1319822
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$1,350.00
Egyptian stone head of the god Ptah, Late Period, 712-332 BC Male head with tight-fitting cap and strong back skull. The head shows strong cheeks and chin, the mouth is broad with thick lips, the eyes are almond-shaped and slightly bulbous in appearance. Nose and ears carefully modeled.
The striated false beard is fixed with attachment bands.
Ink inscription M 1880 along the neck (perhaps month March/May and acquisition year).
The cap and the false beard support the idea ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1319821
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$360.00
Nice mummiform shabti rendered with a triangular face showing detailed features. The plain wig with horizontal bands on the front lappets, the arms (uncommonly) folded left over right across the chest, the fists holding hoes.
For shabtis from the same mold, cf. Gorny&Mosch December 2015 sale, lot no. 823.
Terracotta
Egyptian, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-664 BC
H. 5.1 cm (2 in)
Intact, fine condition. Remains of a light gesso layer in the cavities.
Hess...