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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1241169
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$4500.00
The mummiform figure with the body polychrome painted in maroon and yellow, wearing the tripartite wig, standing on a rectangular plinth with hollow compartment, the front inscribed with a single column of text asking Osiris to grant offerings and provisions to the deceased, the name now unintelligible, 14¼in high (36cm) high. Third Intermediate Period - Late Period, circa 1069-332 B.C. Some retouching on the face. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1239597
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$395.00
Egyptian shabti with a vertical line of hieroglyphs, reading "The Osiris, overseer of an expeditionary force, Padihorenep, whom Neithemhat(?) birthed." 30th Dynasty, 380-343 B.C. 4 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Back of right foot chipped. Mounted. From an old North Carolina estate...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1235011
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$245.00
In the form of a standing falcon with folded wings, wearing the double crown, with a suspension loop behind, standing on an integral rectangular base. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Feet repaired. From a California collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1234139
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$1990.00
With well-defined details, standing in an alert pose on top of a miniature sarcophagus, line of hieroglyphic inscription partially reading "Ichneumon gives life ...." Open rear end of sarcophagus covered with lucite concealing its contents. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 2 5/8 inches long. Intact. From a Dutch collection, acquired before 1980. The ichneumon (mongoose) was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1232856
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$1600.00
New Kingdom, limestone sunk relief, depicting a worshipper offering the god Maat. With well-defined hands, Maat is wearing the ostrich plume and the ankh stands above the knee. New Kingdom, 19th/20th Dynasty, 1290-1070 B.C. 6 1/2 inches high X 3 3/4 inches wide. Mounted. From an old NYC collection, acquired before 1980. Maat was the goddess of truth, justice and harmony. She was the wife of Thoth, the god of wisdom. Maat and Thoth helped at the Weighing of the Heart...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1230675
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$1100.00
A sizeable terracotta head of Bes, with bulging eyes, flat nose, thick beard, high cheek bones, exposed tongue and thick beard. Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. 5 inches high. Intact as shown. ex. Lauwers family collection, Belgium, collected before 1980. Bes was worshipped as a protector of households, of mothers and children and childbirth and later regarded as the defender of everything good and the enemy of all that is bad...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1230665
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$3500.00
Couchant wood Anubis, depicted as a jackal, with painted details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1229592
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A graceful, striding bronze nude figure of Harpocrates, wearing the red or Deshret crown of Lower Egypt, fronted with ureaus, wearing the separately cast side lock, right arm bent at the elbow with forefinger pointing to his mouth and with well-defined hands and feet. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 3 1/2 inches high. Ex. Benedict collection, originally acquired in Poland in the early 1900's. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1228676
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$425.00
Conical shaped bronze situla, with a lotus on bottom, depicting a priest facing an offering table with a lotus and worshipping the god, Amun-Min. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 2 1/2 inches high. Suspension loops gone. From an old Belgian family collection, acquired in the 1970s. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1226331
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$325.00
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 #1222954
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$225.00
A reddish-brown faience figure of Bes playing a tambourine. 18th Dynasty, Period of Akhenaten, 1352-1336 B.C. 1/2 inch. Mounted. From a New Jersey private collection, acquired in the 1960s. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1222953
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$395.00
A group of four Egyptian faience crowns. Including two crowns of Lower Egypt, one crown of Upper Egypt and a plumed Atef crown. Atef crown - 1 1/2 inches, Crowns - @ 1 inch each. 26th/30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. From a Colorado collection. Mounted in a shadow box display. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1222952
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$285.00
Unusual faience amulet depicting the head of Hathor. With bulging eyes, characteristic bovine ears and wearing a thick wig. 26th/30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. 1 inch high. Mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection, acquired in the 1960s. Hathor was a goddess of music, dance, foreign lands and fertility who helped women in childbirth....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1221860
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$295.00
Red glazed composition depiction of a foreleg of an ox. 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. The Khepesh also played a role in a ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1212546
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$1900.00
Colorful ancient Egyptian cartonnage panel, depicting a striding Isis standing inside a niche, wearing a tight fitting dress, wearing the "chair" crown, wearing armlets and bracelets, her right hand holding an ankh and her left hand holding a scepter. Surrounded by an elaborate decorative border. Above are four kneeling figures, possibly depicting the Four Sons of Horus with an Eye of Horus in the center. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 12 inches high. All original color. Mounted inside a free sta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1210547
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$1295.00
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. She w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1206292
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$2,900.00
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 #1203959
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Brilliant blue faience shabti, depicted mummiform, hands holding hoes, seedsack on back and with vertical line of hieroglyphic text, which appears to read "The Osiris DjedenImen (Asir Dd-nimn)." Third Intermediate Period, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1070-715 B.C. 2 7/8 inches high. Intact. From a French collection. ...