Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1265823
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Clay vessel in the form of a Bes head with a small handle at the left temple.
The head of Bes is portrayed with arched eyebrows, wide open eyes, a flat nose and shaggy hair. The patron of the household and of children is shown with a protruding tongue, an apotropaic gesture to turn evil away.
For a related example, cf. UC48107 in the Petrie Collection Online Catalogue. Also, nos. 993-996, pp. 328 in: Françoise Dunand. Catalogue des terres cuites gréco-romaines d'Egypte...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1110874
Ostracon Ancient Art
$30.00
Three Egyptian ceramic stands that may have been used as supports for vessels in the kiln during firing. Two of them with pierced vent holes. For the shape cf. UC66583 in the Petrie Museum database. For small cones used as firing supports cf. UC47322.
Ceramic
Egypt, Late period, 712-30 BC
H. 2.6 cm (1 in) – 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
Complete with minor chipping.

Ex Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland).

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