HIGHLY INPORTANT EGYPTIAN STONE VESSEL IN FINE LIGHT GREEN HIGHLY POLISHED STONE, LIKELY DATING TO THE EARLY PHARAONIC, OLD DYNASTY (2686–2181 BC).
The vessel likely for incense or perfume with slim shoulders, decorated with small stylized animal heads(?), the body flat and tapering towards the pointy bottom. The polishing and stone quali ...click for details
FINELY POLISHED BLACK STONE STAMP SEAL W HANDLE, EGYPTIAN, DATING TO THE 1ST. MILL. BC.
A very rare seal with some particularly interesting hieroglyphs - we see seated figures with ankh symbols, an Ibis and other interesting symbols. The bezel is oval like the scarabs, but this is othervise a very pecular and rare seal with a loop on the b ...click for details
FINE LARGE SCARABOID SEAL WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC
Unsually large and well engraved steatite scaraboid with engravings on both sides. Obverse: A pair of two very well-defines crocodiles, Reverse: The cartouche of Thutmose topped by a pair of feathers of Maat. Could be read as 'T ...click for details
FINE HARD STONE SEAL RING (BEZEL) WITH THE CARTHOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC
The superbly preserved engraved bezel of a stone ring, carved in hard black stone with white inclusions. A part of the ring itself broken off in antiquity but the bezel and shoulders are fully intact and shows Anubis seated ...click for details
An exceptional Egyptian heart scarab made of a dark green almost blackhard stone with some lighter green inclusions. Late New Kingdom – Late Period, but probably not later than the 26th dynasty after which the heart scarab became scarce, and most of the existing ones were without any text, according to Malaise.
Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC. Steatite scarab.
The scarab depicts a god or mythical hero holding a large crocodile in each hand (a 'master of animals' motif often depicted on early Babylonian and Iranian seals but scarce on egypt scarabs!) ...click for details