Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1307643
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$149.00
Description de l'Égypte was the result of the collaboration of prominent scholars, several famous European scientists, cartographers, topographers, and more than 160 artists and technicians. They accompanied Napoleon's army during Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798. Their goal was to methodically collect information in areas as widely varied as architecture, geography, botany and the humanities. Description de l'Égypte was published in 23 volumes from 1809 to 1828 and includes over 900 pla...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1307020
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$385.00
Ancient Roman bronze handle from a large vessel. Depicting the head of Silenus, with thick beard and well-defined facial details. 2nd/3rd Century. 4 3/4 inches high. Ex. Old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1307017
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$2,200.00
Large wood headrest, carved in three sections, with curved base, square mid-section and curved top section. Middle Kingdom, 11th-12th Dynasty,2055 BC – 1650 BC. 8 inches high. Small chip on top. Ex. Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
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
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$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 : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1306173
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$1,450.00
Depicted mummiform, with incised facial details and smiling expression, wearing incised false beard, wearing the atef crown with incised ureaus, each plume flanked by ureaus, double ureaus beneath each plume, with hands emerging from tightly- fitted garment and hands holding inscribed crook and flail. 4 1/4 inches high. Tip of left plume gone. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. From a New Jersey private collection, purchased in the London art market.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1306127
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$385.00
The piriform body decorated with brown alternating solid and checkered bands. Archaic Period, Circa Late 7th-Early 6th Century B.C. 3-1/8” High. Rim chip and a few surface imperfections, minor loss to the painted decoration. From a private NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1306069
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$365.00
Bulbous Greek vessel, with strap handle, decorated with quatrefoil design and rosettes. Wide flat lip decorated with a concentric ring pattern. 6th century B.C. 2-1/2 inches high. A few small rim chips and minor paint loss, otherwise intact. Private NYC collection, acquired from Ariadne Gallery, NYC. The aryballos was an oil container used by ancient Greek athletes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1304880
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$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
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$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 : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1304363
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$2,800.00
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. A central deity depicting a human body with the head of a b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304125
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$225.00
Bulbous greek vessel, decorated with a swan with outstretched wings and rosettes. 4th century B.C. 2 inches high. Spout gone, otherwise intact as shown. From a Long Island, NY collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1303559
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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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1301100
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A fine open-work, framed, gilt cartonnage pectoral, from an ensemble. Depicting a ba-bird on top, representing the soul of the deceased and six gods underneath, including Isis, Anubis, Horus and Nephtys and a center line of hieroglyphic text which reads: “An offering that the king gives for Osiris, foremost of the West, lord of Busiris, great god, lord of Abydos, ... for the Osiris Tut, born of the mistress of the house ..." According to Ranke, Personennamen, p. 379 nos. 15-16 the personal nam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1301092
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$425.00
Depicting the god wearing a six-rayed crown on top of head above curly hair and wearing a pleated robe. 3rd/4th century B.C. 2 1/2 inches high. Mounted. Ex. old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1300189
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$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
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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. ...