Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1264690
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$1,900.00
A fine faience seated cat amulet, with two seated kittens on top of her head, two kittens in front of her legs and two kittens nursing under her stomach. Areas of cream-white surface. Intact suspension loop on the back. Third Intermediate to Late Period, 1000-400 B.C. 2-1/2"H. Intact. Ex. Sothebys,NY.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1261732
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$2,500.00
Egyptian bronze statuette of goddess Bastet, standing, with the body of a lady and the head of a cat. She wears an elaborate tight- fitting dress, holding a sistrum in her right hand, and a small basket hangs from her left arm. Her left hand holds an aegis, possibly with the head of a lion surmounted by the sun disc. Possibly from Bubastis during the 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C. 3 1/4 inches high. Part of base gone. Otherwise, intact. From a Dutch collection, acquired during the early 1980s. B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1261513
Explorer Ancient Art
$1,495.00
A fine blue-green glazed faience example of the feline deity, seated on an openwork throne with depictions of the snakegod Nehebkau. Wearing a tripartite wig and holding a sistrum. Well defined facial features. Areas of cream-white surface mottled with blue-green. Intact suspension loop on the back of the head. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. 2-1/2"H. Repaired on waist. Center part of sistrum gone. Ex. Lila and Elliott Roberts collection, NYC., acquired in the 1950's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1256841
Explorer Ancient Art
$375.00
Depicted standing on an integral base, with a dwarf-like body and stout bandy legs, his fists clenched on either side of his rounded belly. Late-Ptolemaic Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 5/8 inches high. Intact with intact suspension loop. Ex. French collection. The Egyptian Pataikos is a special manifestation of the creator god Ptah and the dwarf-like appearance symbolizes his magical power.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1255954
Explorer Ancient Art
$1,450.00
A fine pair of ancient gold earrings. With roundels on top with garnet inserts on roundels, elongated oval attachments underneath with three droplets containing garnet and glass underneath. 1st-3rd century AD. Measuring 1 3/4 inches from top of loops to bottom of droplets. From a NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1253794
Explorer Ancient Art
$625.00
Seated bi-color Isis, wearing a tripartite wig, sitting on an elaborately detailed throne, open work between legs at the ankles, between arms and body and between legs and front of throne, her left arm supporting the seated Horus on her lap, and Isis offering her breast to the nursing Horus. Third Intermediate Period, 1000-700 B.C. 2 1/8 inches high. Suspension loop and crown gone. From a North Carolina estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1247740
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$1250.00
The human-headed falcon wearing a tri-partite wig with long lappets and the feet set apart on an integral rectangular base. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 5 1/2 inches high. Some wear with traces of gesso and polychrome. From the New York Estate of Stuart Bart. The Ba was portrayed as a human-headed bird, whose duty was to reunite the soul with the body. The Ba-bird was often shown hovering over the deceased's mummy or leaving or entering the tomb at will.
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 : 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
Explorer Ancient Art
$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. Together with the shrew-mouse, it was regarded as the animal mani...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1232856
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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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1230675
Explorer Ancient Art
$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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1230670
Explorer Ancient Art
$650.00
An ancient Roman, lower body portion of a nude male figure. With his left foot raised and defined genitals and buttocks. 1st/2nd century. 3 1/2 inches high. Intact as shown. Remains of internal core. Mounted. Ex. Lauwers family collection, Belgium, acquired in the 1970s.
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 : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1228676
Explorer Ancient Art
$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 : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1222954
Explorer Ancient Art
$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 #1222952
Explorer Ancient Art
$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.