Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
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
Explorer Ancient Art
$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
Explorer Ancient Art
$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 #1313428
Explorer Ancient Art
$550.00
A rare yellowish-green faience applique depicting the head of a lion. With bulging eyes, defined mane, whiskers and teeth and with ferocious expression. Eyes with some black detail. 1st Century B.C./1st Century A.D. Intact. Mounted. 2 inches diameter. Ex. English collection
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 #1307654
Explorer Ancient Art
$195.00
Seated on its haunches on an integral base, with thick furry body, and an intact suspension loop on the reverse. Late period, 600-300 B.C. 7/8 inches Private New Jersey collection, ex. old Arizona estate collection.
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
Explorer Ancient Art
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1304880
Explorer Ancient Art
$249.00
A fine, openwork, faience falcon Horus amulet, with intact suspension loop on his back. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 inch long, 1 inch high. Private New Jersey collection, ex. old Arizona estate collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1304878
Explorer Ancient Art
$295.00
Depicted couchant, wearing the horned disc crown and with intact suspension loop on his back. 26th-30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. Intact. Ex. old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1303559
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$1,200.00
A fine faience double-sided Hathor head, from a sistrum handle. Depicting Hathor with bovine ears and a cobra on each side. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high X 1 1/2 inches wide. Intact as shown with remains of glaze. From an old Belgian private collection, collected in the 1970s. One of the main cult objects associated with Hathor was the sistrum, a musical rattle. Its name is derived from the Greek, seiein, meaning "to shake". Music and dance were part of the worship of Hathor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1300189
Explorer Ancient Art
$345.00
Faience fragment of Bes. With stubby arms, pot belly and prominent facial details. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 3/4 inches high. Intact as shown. Ex. old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1298243
Explorer Ancient Art
$3,200.00
Cobalt blue shabti for Tayueret, depicted mummiform, with arms crossed, hands holding implements, seedsack on back and vertical line of inscription. 21st/22nd Dynasty. 1070-730 B.C. 4 1/8 inches high. Small part of foot restored. Tayueret was considered to be wife and sister of High Priest of Amen Masaharta. Her titles include Chief of the Harem of Amen-Ra, King of the Gods. Collected in the early 1900s as part of a collection that was exhibited at the Museum of Man in San Diego 50 years ago...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297476
Explorer Ancient Art
$245.00
A faience Ptah amulet with a hieroglyphic inscription on the back. Pierced for suspension behind the neck. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Fragmentary. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297475
Explorer Ancient Art
$250.00
A green faience head of a lion, possibly the head of Sekhmet. Top of head, pierced for suspension. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.