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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1260465
Ostracon Ancient Art
$580.00
Chimerical bone toy or pendant with feline head, elongated body and protruding hind paws.
The end of the short tail and the glans are rendered as snake heads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1219882
Ostracon Ancient Art
$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.
Swiss art market (data to the buyer)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1216353
Ostracon Ancient Art
$260.00
Egyptian altar or pedestal decorated with the busts of cheerful Erotes. The three preserved heads show chubby features and wild curls rendered with the modeling stick. Vestigial wings between the heads.
Terracotta
Egyptian, Roman Period, 2nd/3rd Century AD
W. 4.7 cm (1.85 in)
H. 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
H. with stand 6 cm (2.35 in)
Fragmentary...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1203006
Ostracon Ancient Art
$240.00
Nice Egyptian terracotta head of a boy with chubby features. The face with smiling and slightly purse lips, a fleshy nose and heavy eyelids. Tiny holes on the cheeks and Venus fold on the neck.
Terracotta
Egyptian, 1st century AD
H. 4.5 cm (1.7 in)
H. with stand 10.8 cm (4.25 in)
Excellent modeling. Broken below the neck, back side of the head missing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1202372
Ostracon Ancient Art
$780.00
Priapos standing in graceful pose wearing a heavy cloak which he is pulling up with the right hand to show his naked lower body.
A hole on the belly where a large penis was inserted.
The ithyphallic god of fertility wears a veil surmounted by a modius.
The heavily bearded head with a protruding forehead, delicate features – the tiny mouth framed by a thick moustache.
Terracotta
Egyptian, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century BC
H. 18.9 cm (7.4 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1202371
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Rare head of Isis-Demeter showing chubby features, beady eyes and purse lips. A Venus ring along the neck. The Severan style melon hairdo is carefully braided. The goddess is wearing a veil and large earrings.
Over her head the solar disk and a grain ear between two cow’s horns, all emerging from a couple of leafs. These are attributes of Isis-Demeter, the goddess of vegetation and fertility.
For a related terracotta of the nursing Isis cf. item no. 1028 in: W. Schürmann...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1200954
Ostracon Ancient Art
$580.00
Rare portrayal of Harpokrates seated on a throne. The god is depicted as a child with well delineated crisp features; an enormous stippled floral wreath rests on his head.
The throne is richly decorated with turned legs and detailed foot-chair. On the side a square pillar providing support to a round pot hold by Harpokrates with his left arm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1187735
Ostracon Ancient Art
$140.00
Egyptian female head with slender face and an elaborate hairdo showing horizontally arranged curls topped by a coil of hair. The hair at the back of the head is braided.
Similar arrangements of the hairdo are common during the Trajanic period.
For a related head in the Louvre cf. item no. 712 in F. Dunand. Catalogue des terres cuites gréco-romaines d’Egypte. Paris 1990.
Terracotta.
Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1182986
Ostracon Ancient Art
$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.
For ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1134764
Ostracon Ancient Art
$5200.00
Blue faience shabti with six lines of horizontal text beginning below the crossed arms. Fine hieroglyphs with exceptional orthography and archaic vocabulary, version VII-A of the shabti spell.
Ankh-Hor was Governor of Upper Egypt under Psammetichus II and Apries (589-570 BC). He was also entitled as Chief Steward of the Divine Adoratrice Nitocris I (daughter of the founder of the 26th Dynasty Psammetichus I).
For the all-over inscribed variant of this shabti cf. Schneider (1977), L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1062060
Ostracon Ancient Art
$200.00
Group of five Egyptian terracotta heads comprising: Grotesque head of a man showing a dramatic gaze (red pigment); head of a bald child; Roman period grotesque head; larger head of Isis-Aphrodite with straight curls; head of a child with pointed cap. Terracotta. Egypt, Hellenistic to Roman Period, 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD. H. 2.8 cm (1.1 in), H. 5.4 cm (2.1 in). Fragmentary. Some heads nicely modeled, some worn or chipped in places. Israel art market (copy of the export permit inclu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1062057
Ostracon Ancient Art
$200.00
Group of five Egyptian terracotta heads comprising: Chubby head of the Harpokrates child with stippled wreath and crown; fine head of a youth wearing a pointed cap; a couple of Roman period grotesque heads wearing wreaths and crowns; worn head of Harpokrates. Terracotta. Egypt, Hellenistic to Roman Period, 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD. H. 3.3 cm (1.3 in), H. 8.8 cm (3.46 in). Fragmentary. Some heads nicely modeled, some worn or chipped in places. Israel art market (copy of the export pe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1062056
Ostracon Ancient Art
$200.00
Group of five Egyptian terracotta heads comprising: Roman period female head; grotesque head with negroid features; fine head of a youth wearing a pointed cap; head of an infant; nicely modeled head of Harpokrates wearing a large wreath and crown. Terracotta. Egypt, Hellenistic to Roman Period, 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD. H. 4.1 cm (1.6 in), H. 4.6 cm (1.8 in). Fragmentary. Some heads nicely modeled, some worn or chipped in places. The Harpokrates reassembled with white glue. Israel a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #930503
Ostracon Ancient Art
$150.00
Little child with chubby features and knob-like eyes wearing some kind of casket. Terracotta. Egypt, 1st century BC – 1st century AD. H. 3.7 cm (1.45 in), H. with stand 10 cm (3.9 in). Broken at the neck level. Nice preservation. Israel Antiquities Export Approval.