Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #968877
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Large Roman marble relief depicting two nude erotes, with small pot bellies and exposed genitalia, and wearing long, flowing robes. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 13.5 inches high X 15.25 inches wide. Mounted. From a French Private Collection, acquired in Paris during 1960s-1970s. Erotes are a group of winged gods in Classical mythology. They are associated with love and sexual desire, and form part of Aphrodite's retinue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1170626
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$8500.00
Kneeling statue holding a seated deity figure on its lap (possibly Ptah or Osiris), the back pillar inscribed with three vertical columns of hieroglypic text, listing the various titles of the statue owner, who was associated with Sobek and various other gods. Late Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C. 8 5/8 inches long. From the Leighton Wilkie collection, acquired in 1970 in Cairo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1165926
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$8500.00
Corinthian column krater depicting a grazing goat with long curved horns and delineated beard, the reverse depicts an owl in the center between two birds with outstretched wings and a tongue decoration above, and a long necked goose or swan depicted underneath each handle. 6th Century B.C. 9 7/8 inches high. Ancient losses as shown. Ex. Gorny and Mosch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153756
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$7900.00
The god of forests and woodlands, he is shown as a muscular nude figure wearing an animal skin, draped diagonally around his upper body. His left hand cradling a bunch of fruits in the animal skin, his missing right arm probably held his characteristic pruning knife. 1st/2nd Century. 8 inches high. Mounted. Ex. California private collection. Acquired in Rome, 1967.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1205884
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$7800.00
Rectangular limestone offering table depicting two Hes vases in the center, in raised relief. The hieroglyphic text in sunk relief along the entire perimeter reads "God's father, prophet, Hem-ka priest ..., prophet of ..., prophet Montu?, god's father, prophet of ..., Isis the great, prophet of Rehorakty? ...Min-Horus ..., lady of the town of Tep-Ihu, giving bread, beer, oxen, fowl, wine, milk and every good and pure thing... Overseer of prophets, Pa-Wab (priest)." Late Period, 600-343 B.C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1217025
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$4500.00
God of the underworld, depicted mummiform, with smiling facial expression, wearing the incised plumed atef-crown, incised braided breard, incised broad collar and hands grasping the crook and flail. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 8 1/2 inches high. Tip of one plume gone. From an old Belgian private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1241169
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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. Stephen Van Cline Collection, New York, acquired before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1238564
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$3990.00
A tall turquoise ancient Egyptian faience shabti, for a man called Ankh-em-maat, who was a sa-mery-ef ("his beloved son") priest of the god Herishef at Herakleopolis, depicted mummiform, with smiling expression, with hands holding hoes, wearing a striated tripartite wig and braided beard and with 9 lines of hieroglyphic inscription. 30th Dynasty, 405-335 B.C. 7 3/8 inches high. Small chip on beard and some surface losses. Otherwise, intact. Mounted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1082569
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$3900.00
The seated deity wears the disc crown with horns, vulture headdress and frontal uraeus, with finely incised tripartite wig, wearing close fitting garment, her right hand offers her breast to infant Horus seated on her lap. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 5 1/4 inches high. Tip of horn re-attached. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153763
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$3800.00
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 : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1230665
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Couchant wood Anubis, depicted as a jackal, with painted details. With extensive remains of gesso and polychrome. Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. 9 inches long X 6 1/2 inches high. Tail gone. Losses as shown. Ex. Lauwers collection, Belgium, acquired in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1206292
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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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1176228
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Egyptian limestone round top stele depicting an incised striding ibis perched on top of an incised standard finial, ibis facing right, offering table with food and lotus flower on right side and winged disc on top. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 7 1/2 inches high. Intact with losses as shown. Mounted. Ex. collection of Joseph Klein, formed between 1941-1980
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1201925
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$3200.00
Large seated wood figure of a man, possibly from a model boat, with knees raised, thin body and long arms. Middle Kingdom, 2055–1650 BCE. 7 inches high. Remains of original polychrome. From an old French collection, collected in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1050777
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A large multi-colored painted cartonnage fragment, with a long column of hieroglyphic text which reads "Anubis, in front of the divine booth, giving bread, beer, oxen, fowl and every good and pure thing. Words to be recited by Menesh Words to be recited by Horus-the-youthful-one? Words to be recited by Anubis, foremost of the divine booth," flanked by a register on the left, consisting of seven deities including the Four Sons of Horus...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #952231
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A fine Roman terracotta Aphrodite/Venus, standing nude in a sensuous pose on an integral base, pulling a voluminous cape around her back, with a dolphin depicted on her right side. Single line of inscription on the back of the base. 1st Century AD. 12 1/4 inches high. Repaired. From a NYC private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1246920
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Large light blue faience shabti. With smiling expression, wearing the tripartite wig and braided false beard, hands holding hoes, seedsack on back and with eight lines of horizontal hieroglyphic text. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 7 1/2 inches high. Intact. From the estate of a Rutgers University professor.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1228613
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An Egyptian ovoid red and cream breccia vase The bag-shaped body with a tapering rounded base and a short everted rim. Very small chip on rim. Early Dynastic Period, 2nd-3rd Dynasty, circa 2700 B.C. 2 1/2 inches high. From an old French collection.