Date: 664-525 BC (26th Dynasty).
Provenance: Ex: Private European collection.
Measurements: 43 1/4 in. H. (110 cm.), 23 1/2 in. W. (60).
Egyptian upper part of a wood anthropoid sarcophagus. The mask wears an elaborate wig and collar, a prominent scarab on the forehead and has a false beard. Polychrome over gesso, bronze inlay for the eye liners and brows.
ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF THE YOUNG HERAKLES, 2ND-3RD CENT AD
Date: 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.
Condition: Intact, mounted on a custom base marble stand.
Provenance: Ex; American collection; Royal Athena.
Measurements: H. 5 1/8 in. (13 cms).
Wearing a lionskin on his head.
Ref #: RM183
Date: 305 - 30 B.C.
Material: Faience made from ground quartz rather than from clay.
Condition: Intact, small hole repair.
Provenance: Ex: New York private collection; Farag El-Shaer, antiquity dealer, lic. no. 116, Cairo, Egypt, 1964.
Measurements: 1 3/4 in. H. (4.5 cm.).
This work features a monkey standing on its hind legs and its hands hugging a flask that may have been a cosmetic or oil container. The monkey's face is turned sharply to the left, both ...click for details
Date: 1st - 2nd Century A.D.
Condition: Intact, mounted on a custom base stand.
Provenance: Ex: European private collection from the 1980's.
Measurements: H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm,).
This head belongs to Aphrodite (Venus), the goddes of love and beauty. The wavy hair centrally-parted, and the elaborate curls drawn back into a loose chignon, the frontal tresses swept into a topknot, the eyes set beneath a softly curving brow line, the lips sligh ...click for details
Date: 664 - 30 B.C. (Late Period),
Condition: Intact, with traces of original gesso and paint.
Provenance: American private collection.
Measurements: H. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.).
Date: 380 - 342 B.C. (3oth Dynasty).
Condition: Intact, preserving the headand right front poe from a life-size figure.
Provenance: Early private American collection.
Measurements: H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.), 11 1/4 in. L. (28.6 cm.).
Recumbent head turned sharply to the left and facing forward, his right forepay detailed from the back, and his left front forepaw resting above, the powerfully carved head with stylized mane and ruff. An ...click for details
Date: 1069 - 945 B.C. (Third Intermediate Period, XXI Dynasty).
Condition: Complete, minor repair.
Provenance:Ex. French Private colletion, Ex. Royal Athena Gallery.
Measurements: 4 5/8 in. H. (11.6 cm.).
Cf: Ies Statuette Funeraires De La Deuxieme Cahette A Deir Al Bahari, Paris 1998, No. 33.
Date: 664 - 30 B.C. (Late Period).
Material: Glazed composition.
Provenance: Ex. Collection of David Garfield, Edward, Freis, Acquired Sotheby's Antiquities auction, New York 23 June,1989, lot 60.
Measurements: 3 3/16 in. H. (8.1 cm.).
Osiris seated atop a aquare column with cavito capital, and wearing a tripartite wig and crown of upper and lower Egypt. Very rare.
Date: 300 BC.(Ptolemaic).
Provenance: Ex. private collection from the 1960,s.
Measurements: 10 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches (26.5 x 28.5 cms).
The head of the god appears on the lower left of the reief with two columns of heiroglyphs appear on the upper right. Below the heiroglyphs is the terminal of a was-sceptor, undoubtedly held by another divine figure which is no longer preserved. It is probable that the original compositio ...click for details
Date: 3RD Century A.D.
Provenance: Ex: Early European private collection.
Condition: Intact. Mounted on a custom base.
Measurements: 9 1/4" high (23.5 cms).
This Roman portrait depicts a mature man with curley hair and beard. His expression, charactericstic of portraits from third century, a time of much civil unrest in the Roman Empire. It conveys a mood of concerned contemplation and a feeling of uncertainty. This head demostrates a stro ...click for details