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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #876290
Explorer Ancient Art
$245.00
Depicted kneeling on one knee, with arms extended over his head, hands holding the sun disk. Late Period, 600-32 B.C. 1.25 inches high. Small chip on his right elbow. Otherwise intact. Pierced for suspension on back. Ex. old German private collection, collected in the 1950s. Shu was the god of air, wind and the atmosphere. He was also related to the sun. He was the son of the creator god, father of the twin sky and the earth deities and the one who held the sky off of the earth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #854337
Explorer Ancient Art
$1495.00
Depicted mummiform with hands emerging from tightly-fitted garment, arms grasping the crook and flail, wearing the plumed atef-crown fronted by ureas and wearing the false curved beard. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 5 3/4 inches high. Ex. old NYS collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #753120
Explorer Ancient Art
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Blue conical-shaped amulet with suspension loop on top. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. 1 inch tall. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an old New Jersey private collection. Also known as ‘Wadj’ or ‘Uadj’, an amulet of ancient Egypt, believed to impart strength, abundance and virility to the wearer. Funerary texts dictate that the placement of the papyrus scepter was on the neck and its function was to ensure continued life and fertility after death...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #681506
Explorer Ancient Art
$285.00
Possibly from a cavetto cornice topped by a frieze of uraei or cobras. Depicted as an aroused cobra, with an erect wide hood, incised bulging eyes and incised mouth. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 5 inches high. Intact as shown. From an old New Jersey collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #673678
Explorer Ancient Art
$250.00
Depicted as a pregnant female hippopotamus, wearing a tripartite wig, with human breasts, the hind legs of a lion and the tail of a crocodile. Late Period, 600-332 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Intact with intact suspension loop. From a Dutch collection...