Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1340490
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$345.00
Represented as a ram in amulet form, Khnum was thought to be the creator of the bodies of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs. Late Period, 600-332 B.C. 1 1/2 inches long. Tiny chip on his left horn, otherwise intact with intact suspension loop. Ex. Gustave Mustaki collection, Alexandria, Egypt.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1335048
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$285.00
Flat back, blue faience Bes amulet. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 7/8 inch. Intact and pierced for suspension.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1333330
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$2,200.00
A rare pale blue faience balsamarium in the form of a seated baboon on a support and drinking from a small cup held to the snout, with ribbed mane, convex circular eyes and with high conical mouth. 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C. , 4 inches high with losses as shown. Ex. Sothebys, NY. Probably used to hold cosmetics or perfumes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1332813
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$395.00
An unusual double-sided Eye of Horus amulet. One side is curved and the other is flat. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/4 inches wide. Small chip on bottom of flat eye. Otherwise, intact and pierced for suspension. From an old NYC collection, purchased in the NYC art market @ 20 years ago. Similar double-sided amulets were said to represent the right and left eyes of the Horus falcon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1330974
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$1,500.00
Third Intermediate Period slender blue shabti, with hands holding implements, seed basket suspended over shoulders, wearing a head band and with vertical line of hieroglyphc text. Libyan Period, 22nd/23rd Dynasty, 900-664 B.C. 4 1/4 inches high. Small imperfection on chin, some discoloration on face, otherwise intact. From an old French collection, collected in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1328778
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$295.00
An ancient Egyptian, brilliant blue-green fragmentary female figure. Her head slightly tilted to the right and her hands balancing a plate on her right shoulder. Pierced for suspension on her back. Greco-Roman, 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D. 1 1/4 inches high. Gone below the waist. From an old Dutch collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1328143
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$295.00
The god of unguents and perfume, Nefertum is depicted seated, wearing the lotus crown, wearing a tripartite wig, legs together, arms resting on legs and with intact suspension loop. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches high. Intact. From an old New Jersey collection, acquired in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1328141
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$290.00
Red glazed composition depiction of a foreleg of an ox. Possibly a foundation deposit. New Kingdom, 1300-1000 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection, acquired in the 1960s. The Khepesh was the most important meat offering that the ancient Egyptians presented to the gods and the deceased. The hieroglyphic for a bull's foreleg denoted strength, and perhaps it was considered that the foreleg transferred the life-force of the bull to the recipient...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1327054
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$460.00
A fine pair of Egyptian faience ring fragments. One ring depicts remains of the falcon-headed Qebehsenuef, protector of the intestines and remains of lotus flowers. The other depicts remains of another lower portion of one of the Sons of Horus and lotus flowers. New Kingdom, 18-20th Dynasty, 1300-1070 B.C. Both @ 1 inch in diameter. From a North Carolina estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1323224
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$159.00
New Kingdom faience scarab. Old NFA auction label from the 1980s, describes this scarab as being possibly inscribed with the cartouche of Ramses IV. 20th Dynasty, 1200-1085 B.C. 1/2 inch. Inact.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1320818
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$900.00
Depicting Imsety and Qebehsenuef, two of the Four Sons of Horus. The mummiform figures wearing long wigs, Imsety of flattened form, with incised decoration on both sides and wig with sashed fillet, Qebehsenuef modelled with clenched fists. Overall mottled brown surface patina. The slightly larger example has a repaired break though the knees. Individually glued to block bases. Third Intermediate Period, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1069-715 B.C.3 5/8 inches for tallest. ex. John N. Winnie, Jr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1319987
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$1,900.00
Blue-green Egyptian amulet of the goddess Bastet, protector deity represented as a cat-headed goddess, she is holding a sistrum (a musical instrument like a rattle). Seated on a throne that is decorated with the depictions of a snake god (called Nehebkau). Open work between the legs and the throne, between the arms and body, between the head and sistrum and in the sistrum. Third Intermediate Period, 1070-664 B.C. From a North Carolina estate. One ear and suspension loop restored...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1318391
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$550.00
At the top of the column the capital is divided by four parallel bars. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 2 5/8 inches high. Intact. From a Pennsylvania private collection. The djed column was the Egyptian symbol of stability. It was thought to be the symbol of the tree that grew around Osiris's casket and was used as a pillar in a Byblos palace. The djed was considered necessary to aid in the transformation of human flesh into the spiritual form assumed by the deceased in eternity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1313434
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$425.00
A finely detailed shabti fragment, holding implements, seedsack on back and remains of single column of painted inscription. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 3 inches high. Mounted. From the NYC estate of Winifred Karpf, collected before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1307655
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$195.00
Depicted as a double-sided ram. Ptolemaic Period,300-32 B.C. 3/4 inch. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an Arizona private collection. Khnum was the Egyptian water god and the potter god of creation. It was believed that he created the first children on his potter's wheel with clay from the banks of the Nile.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1307012
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$2,900.00
A large shabti figure for the priest, Padibastet, son of the scribe of the god’s sealers and priest Ramose and reads in English "Illumanting of Osiris, the priest, Padibastet, son of the scribe of the god’s sealers and priest Ramose, he says: (Oh) shabtis…" , depicted mummiform, wearing a tripartite wig, with long lappets, false beard, arms crossed and hands emerging from tightly fitted garment, hands grasping hoes, seedsack suspended over shoulder and with seven lines of hieroglyphic text...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1307010
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$2,750.00
Glazed faience funerary figure, depicted mummiform, with arms crossed and hands holding hoes, seed sack on back, and with a frontal column of hieroglyphic text, details in black, inscribed for Amenemope, priest of Amun. 4 1/4 inches high. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, 1070-945 B.C. Minor chips on base. Mounted. From an old Brussels private collection. For similar examples, see J.-F. and L. Aubert, les Statuaires Égyptiennes: Chaouabtis-Ouchabtis, Paris, 1973, pl. 41.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1306285
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$345.00
Rare amulet depicting a striding mongoose also known as the Ichneumon. Openwork, with well-defined facial details and with defined fur on top of his head. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 3/8 inches long. Small chip on tail. Otherwise intact with intact suspension loop. From a California collection. The ichneumon has been a sacred animal in Egypt since the Middle Kingdom. Depending on which aspect of its being was being emphasized, it was associated with various gods and appears in various myths.