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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$15,000.00
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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1165926
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$9,500
Attic 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. Probably from the workshop of Lydos, by the Painter of Louvre F 6.
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 : 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 #1262128
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$4,900
An ancient Egyptian limestone fragment of a cartouche for Ramses II. 19th Dynasty, 1279–1213 B.C. 17 3/4 inches high. Remains of pigment. Mounted. Ex. David Liebert, acquired in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1259754
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$4,900
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 : 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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$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. 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 : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1230665
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$3500.00
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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$3450.00
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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1247728
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$3400.00
Depicting a winged Nike facing a robed female figure and decorated with a floral design on shoulder. 5th Century B.C. 7 5/8 inches high. Small chip on shoulder. From the New York estate of Katherin Rosin, acquired in the 1960s.
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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$3200.00
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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$3200.00
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1228613
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$2900.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1167206
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$2900.00
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...