Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #917134 (stock #GD-430)
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$395.00
An ancient Egyptian miniature faience amulet of a squatting baboon. The god Thoth was particularly associated with scribes. Dates to circa the New Kingdom, Ca. 1550-1070 BC. Top of head missing however much nicer than the picture captures. Measures 25 mm.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

For reference see: C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, (Texas, 1994), p. 27.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #915709 (stock #GD-427)
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$1,500.00
Here you find a very rare pendant amulet of fecundity, in blue faience, depicts the sky-goddess (mother goddess) Nut as a sow. Seems to be suckling or swallowing her piglets. Dates to the Third Intermediate Period (1085-760 BC). Measures 1 inch in length. “The sky goddess whose arched body formed the vault of heaven gave birth to the sun each dawn and swallowed him each dusk; conversely, she bore the myriad stars each evening and gobbled them up each dawn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #914780 (stock #GD-425)
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Here you find a spectacular and rare faience statuette of Imhotep. Colour suggests 27th Dynasty. Measures 2.25 inches in height.

Imhotep was the builder of The Step-Pyramid at Sakkara and he was not a king but an artist and scientist. He was also a physician, architect, Pyramid Builder and chief adviser of King Zoser. Imhotep did so much for medicine in Egypt, future generations would have worshiped him as a god of knowledge. Perhaps the father of the arts and sciences...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #914773 (stock #GD-424)
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Here you find a complete set of 4 sons of Horus from mummy wrappings. This set would have been sewn on the wrapping or threaded on a net of beads, placed on the mummy. Dates to approx the Third Intermediate Period, 1079-800 BC. All with holes for thread, so that they could be sewn onto the bandages of the mummy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #914064 (stock #GD-423)
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$1,995.00
A nice "dummy" or "false" limestone canopic jar! Shows nice workmanship even though the tradition of using Canopic jars for the organs started to cease by this period as the organs were being wrapped and placed back into the body. Sometimes these "dummy" Canopic jars were placed in a Canopic box and other times they were placed within holes in the floor. This example is intact said for missing section to one side as seen in the photo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #912972 (stock #GD-421)
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EGYPTIAN SARCOPHAGUS SECTION WITH ANUBIS

THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI, CIRCA 990-940 B.C.

Here you find a nice section of an ancient egyptian sarcophagus. Has a nice band of heiroglyphs in the middle. Two seated jackal's representing the Anubis the god of the Underworld. In very good condition and displays well. Wood section measures 12" inches wide by 7.5" inches in height. Piece shown on the History Channel.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #912289 (stock #GD-420)
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$2,790.00
Here you find a dark green glazed ushabti of Padihor with a lappet-wig, a nicely modelled face with a beard and parallel hands in relief. The front is inscribed with incised hieroglyphs and the back, a blank pillar. Was broken above the foot and reattached. Tiny piece of faience missing on the top of the head. Measure 5 3/4 inches in height. Circa 30th Dynasty.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #908689 (stock #GD-414)
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Syro-Palestinian bronze goddess wrapped in a snake. Standing with her arms around her waist and one holding on to the snake. Figure standing straight with breasts showing and wearing a conical crown. Has a nice patina and 100% intact. Measures 3.5 inches in height.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Late 2nd Millennium BC

For similar figures see the "Syro-Palestinian" Group, Negbi, Canaanite Gods in Metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #908259 (stock #GD-412)
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$295.00
Nice little ancient Greek pottery miniature trefoil oinochoe from the Greek colony of Apulia in Southern Italy. This style of pottery is known as Xenon and is characterized by the orange and reddish pigment on a blackware base. This piece measure 3 inches in height, 2 shards on lip reattached, nice mineral deposits. Dates to circa 375-350 B.C.

Provenance: Private German collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #907345 (stock #GD-410)
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SEATED BRONZE OSIRIS FIGURE

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #907271 (stock #GD-409)
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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE FUNERARY STELE

ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

Sculpted in sunk relief with the deceased reclining on a funeral bed within an aedicula with a triangle pediment, the figure wearing a tunic and mantle, his face turned frontal, holding a two-handled cup in his right hand and a bolt of cloth in his left...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #907092 (stock #GD-407)
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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SISTRUM

LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.

The arch with four perforations on each side for attachment of the cross bars, surmounted by a recumbent Bastet in the form of a feline, her litter of two kittens before her, flanking a falcon, the handle with back to back busts of Hathor, the patron of music, wearing her characteristic wig, two uraei on either side of her head, a rectangular cobra modius above her hear where the arch joins the handle...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #907052 (stock #GD-406)
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN DIORITE JAR

EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY II-III 2770-2575 BC.

Here you find a squat conical jar with a slightly flattened base, the disk rim undercut on the exterior, with two false lug handles on the shoulders. Had a fracture however professionally repaired and only visible to the naked eye from the inside. Measures 6 1/8 inches wide (15.6cm).

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Ga...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #906851 (stock #GD-405)
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$1,950.00
Here you find a very large faience double-sided Eye of Horus. Pierced for suspension. The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and power and it represents the right eye of the Egyptian falcon god, Horus. As the "udjat" it also represented the sun and was therefore associated with the Sun god Ra. The mirror image or left eye represented the moon and the god Tehuti or Thoth. Dates to circa the Late Period and measures 3.6 inches in width. Damaged and repaired as shown.

Pr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #906813 (stock #GD-402)
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$425.00
This appears to be an egyptian bronze crown fragment with one large uraeus cobra and one cow horn remaining. There seem to be 10 smaller uraei surrounding the main mount. Measures 4.25 inches in height and dates to the Late Period. May be from a large figure or actual crown.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #906799 (stock #GD-401)
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$250.00
Here you find a fragment of a terracotta handle in the form of Isis and Horus child. Isis is wearing the sun disk enclosed by a pair of cow's horns. The most common divine headdresses are cow horns and solar disks for the leading goddesses of the pantheon, such as Hathor and Isis, emphasizing their maternal role. Nice artifact which measures 3 inches and dates to the Late Period.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #906773 (stock #GD-400)
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$595.00
EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF HARPOKRATES

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C

Here you find a lovely terracotta figure of the god Harpocrates, wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. This figure also has his left hand in a pot, like the cornucopia a symbol of abundance. These terracotta clay figures were often placed in temples as votive offerings. Horus the Egyptian Har, was the Hellenistic god known to Greeks as Harpocrates, in Egyptian Har-pa-khered which meant "Ha...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #906768 (stock #GD-399)
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$595.00
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COPTIC TERRACOTTA OF WOMAN-Gustave Jequier

Nice terracotta figure of a stylized women that is of Coptic origin. As with most Coptic are we find influence from many cultures. This artifact measures 5.95 inches is well preserved with reddish wash.

Originally the term "Copt" referred to the native people who lived in Egypt (opposed to the Arabs or Greeks) who invaded Egypt. The term later became a religious one referring to Christian Egyptians. The Coptic period ...