Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1261792
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$2,500.00
Rare depiction of the god Osiris in wood. Depicted mummiform. He is wearing the plumed Atef crown, fronted with ureas, with prominent facial details, arms bent at the elbow and against his chest. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 10 1/2 inches high. Remains of gesso and pigment. Mounted. From a North Carolina private collection, acquired in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1261787
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$325.00
Double-sided, stone Eye of Horus with elaborate design on back. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 3/4 inch. Remains of glaze. Intact and pierced for suspension. From a Florida collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1261732
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$2,500.00
Egyptian bronze statuette of goddess Bastet, standing, with the body of a lady and the head of a cat. She wears an elaborate tight- fitting dress, holding a sistrum in her right hand, and a small basket hangs from her left arm. Her left hand holds an aegis, possibly with the head of a lion surmounted by the sun disc. Possibly from Bubastis during the 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C. 3 1/4 inches high. Part of base gone. Otherwise, intact. From a Dutch collection, acquired during the early 1980s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1261513
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$1,800.00
A fine blue-green glazed faience example of the feline deity, seated on an openwork throne with depictions of the snakegod Nehebkau. Wearing a tripartite wig and holding a sistrum. Well defined facial features. Areas of cream-white surface mottled with blue-green. Intact suspension loop on the back of the head. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. 2-1/2"H. Repaired on waist. Center part of sistrum gone. Ex. Lila and Elliott Roberts collection, NYC., acquired in the 1950's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1260933
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$1,400.00
A fired clay cone with the circular face bearing a hieroglyph text which reads "The venerated one in the presence of Osiris, the hereditary prince, Amenhotep, son of the dignitary Hapu, of Kemwer, true of voice (Kemwer was a locale in the 10th nome of Lower Egypt, near Athribis). New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1550-1292 B.C. 2 3/4 inches in diameter, 5 3/4 inches long. Intact. From a Swiss private collection from the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1260929
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$1,400.00
A fired clay cone with the circular face bearing a hieroglyph text which reads, "The Osiris, prophet of Amun-re king of the gods, overseer of the prophets of the gods of Upper Egypt in its entirety, chief steward of the Divine Adoratress, Pa-ba-sai, son of the 'god's beloved' priest Pa-di-bastet, his mother being Ta-senet-hor. Late Period, 700-300 B.C. 3 3/4 inches diameter. 7 1/2 inches long. Intact as shown. From a Swiss private collection, 1960s-1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1259754
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$4,900.00
Depicted seated, wearing a tight fitting skull cap, wearing an elaborate, beaded broad collar and elaborate long garment, holding an inscribed scroll on his lap, his hands with defined fingers and his feet with defined toes. 26th Dynasty, 600-400 B.C. 5 1/4 inches high. Feet broken at the ankles. From the estate of a Rutgers University professor. Imhotep was among the most important figures in Egyptian history. He was the architect for the Step Pyramid at Saqqara...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1257597
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$3,400.00
Tyche was originally a Greek goddess of chance but she was converted to a goddess of prosperity with cities under her protection. She is the daughter of Hermes and Aphrodite, and is the Roman equivalent of Fortuna. Depicted seated, with serene facial expression, wearing a long drapery garment and hair pulled back in a rear bun. Repaired at the neck and some ancient loss down her right arm. Ca. 2nd/3rd century A.D. 8 3/8 inches high. Ex. Froelich collection, NY., 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257594
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$2,200.00
A group of 15 painted Amarna pottery fragments. 18th Dynasty, Period of Akhenaten , 1352-1336 B.C. All with original color. Sizes range from 1 1/2 inches for smaller ones to 2 1/2 inches long for largest one. From an old Belgian family collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1256846
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$395.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1256841
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$375.00
Depicted standing on an integral base, with a dwarf-like body and stout bandy legs, his fists clenched on either side of his rounded belly. Late-Ptolemaic Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 5/8 inches high. Intact with intact suspension loop. Ex. French collection. The Egyptian Pataikos is a special manifestation of the creator god Ptah and the dwarf-like appearance symbolizes his magical power.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1256621
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$1,800.00
Depicting a mourning Isis, probably mourning the death of Osiris. With exposed breast, wearing the chair crown, her face with painted details, her left arm raised and bent at the elbow and wearing a decorated teal and red garment. Plumed mythological figure or symbol on her left. Ptolemaic Period, 330-30 B.C. 10-1/2"H x 7"W. Frame measures 20" High X 17 1/2" wide. Appears to have all original pigment. Framed with museum quality glass. From a Royal Oak, MI collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1255956
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$595.00
Roman gold pendant depicting the head of Herakles. With intact suspension loop and spiral design around the perimeter. 1st-3rd Century. 1 inch high. From a NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1255954
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$1,450.00
A fine pair of ancient gold earrings. With roundels on top with garnet inserts on roundels, elongated oval attachments underneath with three droplets containing garnet and glass underneath. 1st-3rd century AD. Measuring 1 3/4 inches from top of loops to bottom of droplets. From a NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1255268
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$1,800.00
Nicely detailed sheet gold falcon, wearing the double crown. 2 3/8 inches high. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. From an old New Jersey collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1255169
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A finely carved, complete falcon-headed canopic jar, depicting Qebehsenuef, who was the protector of the intestines. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. Head or stopper measures 4 1/4 inches high. Jar measures 7 1/2 inches high. Total height measures 11 1/8 inches. Remains of color. Small chip on rim and side of jar. Else, intact. Ex. P.A. collection, a UN diplomat, acquired in Egypt in 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1253794
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$625.00
Seated bi-color Isis, wearing a tripartite wig, sitting on an elaborately detailed throne, open work between legs at the ankles, between arms and body and between legs and front of throne, her left arm supporting the seated Horus on her lap, and Isis offering her breast to the nursing Horus. Third Intermediate Period, 1000-700 B.C. 2 1/8 inches high. Suspension loop and crown gone. From a North Carolina estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1253775
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$495.00
Depicted striding, with defined feet, her left foot forward, wearing her typical crown, wearing a slender tight-fitting dress and wearing the tripartite wig. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 2 inches high. Intact. From an old North Carolina estate. Nephthys was the goddess of night, rivers, sleep, nature and mourning.