Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1036370 (stock #GD-485)
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$1495.00
Here you find a fearsome Pre-columbian Moche vessel from the Moche III to VI period (200 to 400 AD). This Moche ceramic is the representation of death. Such a powerful object transcends all cultural boundaries and touches a chord deep within the human psyche and reminds us that death and the afterlife is still a mystery to mankind. However, to the Mochica, lovers of life, death was not the end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019072 (stock #GD-484)
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$1795.00
This ancient guttus ceramic has a low rounded body with a flat, closed top decorated in tondo with a nymph riding on a hippocamp (hippocampi or hippocampus). The foot is in two degrees separated by a moulded ridge and buff ceramic. A straight vertical spout is set on the shoulder with a high arching handle. This calene vase is covered with black gloss with some surface growth. The name "Calene ware" is used for black gloss vases with relief decoration, produced in many places in Southern Italy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1018828 (stock #GD-482)
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$7500.00
Ancient Egyptian Ivory Clappers, Old Kingdom ca. 2649–2150 BC

Here you find two Egyptian clappers, they would have been joined at the end opposite the hands (similar to castanets) and were used as a musical instrument. Clappers were often played together with Sistra (stock# GD-407), Harps and Pipes. The curved shape of the clappers shows that they were made from hippopotamus tusks sawn in two down the centre...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988898 (stock #GD-480)
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$1250.00
Two uraei, in frontal view and joined together at the height of their bodies and at the solar disk. Statuette amulet showing nice details of the serpents'. On the front we find six alveoli, and solar disks which were meant to be filled with faience or glass paste, some of which is still present. Has what appears to be a suspension loop on the back. Dates to the Late period and measures 1.5" inches in height. Great condition!

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988887 (stock #GD-479)
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$895.00
Ancient Bronze amulet representing the Apis bull, standing in a walking position. On his head are the horns, the solar disc and the uraeus, and there is a suspension loop on the back. Has a nice patina and dates to the Late Period. Measures 1"inch in height. Very nice piece!

While it was alive the Apis bull was regarded as the Ba of Ptah and its sanctuary was near the temple of Ptah in Mennefer...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988728 (stock #GD-477)
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$1400.00
Here you find a very detailed early Roman mould made oil lamp, circa late 1st-early 2nd century AD. On the discus we find a Murmillo Gladiator facing left, a dagger in his right hand, wearing a visored helmet with tall detailed double crest, a greaves on both legs and a belt worn over his loin-cloth. Measures 3.25"inches at longest point. In good condition with some wear, deposits and broken nozzle.

Provenance: German Private Collection...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988658 (stock #GD-476)
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$1900.00
Ancient Roman oil lamp from circa 100 AD. The central scene in tondo of the circular lamp, shows in raised relief an erotic scene. An encounter of a man and women on a bed, women facing forward and on all four limbs. Erotic lamps as this one, with an open depictions of eroticism would have been used to light bed chambers throughout the Roman Empire. This oil lamp is in good condition with deposits, however nozzle now missing. Measures 3" inches in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #980204 (stock #GD-473)
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$7500.00
Beautiful White Ground Lekythos from the Tymbos Group or workshop...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #963438 (stock #GD-466)
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$4950.00
Lovely Greek Gnathia Pelike from circa 330- 320 BC, showing a kalathos with fruits between branches. There is also a necklace pattern in white and yellow painted on the black surface, very typical of Gnathia ware of this period. It has a rounded body whose greatest diameter is towards its base. The narrow neck leads to a wide, flaring lip that is flat on top and convex in profile. The foot is in two degrees with a narrow, flaring upper section and a wide, flat lower section. The handles are rou...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #963118 (stock #GD-465)
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$6500.00
Here you find a fine marble head of the child horus. Unfortunately the side-lock is no longer present. Horus child is wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. On the front of the crown we find a uraeus or cobra. Portion of finger on the lips still present. This is one of the finest small marble heads I have seen. Measure 4 inches and is intact as shown. Dates to circa the the later part of the Late Period to early Ptolemaic Period.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #959009 (stock #GD-459)
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$175.00
The Wedjet; also known as the eye of Horus is a very powerful symbol in Ancient Egypt. It represents the "eye" of the Falcon (Horus) who represents the Sun. This wedjat most likely served as a talisman for protection which could also bring strength and prosperity. Most likely used in the funerary process and often placed on the deceased. From circa the Late Period and measures 3/4" length.Looks much better than the photo would indicate.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #954120 (stock #GD-453)
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Here you find a beautiful and rare matched pair of heads of Horus. In dark green faience and in great condition. They date to approx the 26th Dynasty. This potent talisman would sometimes be worn in life as a sign of devotion to the god, and in death would offer the wearer the chance of eternal renewal each morning with the sun. The presence of the sun disk on top of the hawk’s head reveals that this is no ordinary bird, but the might god Hours himself. Very rare examples. Measure 1" inch in h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #925408 (stock #GD-451)
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$225.00
Lovely green glass unguentarium with a tall slender body with bulbous base, a little iridescence. Circa 2nd century AD. In perfect condition! Measures 3 inches in height. Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924978 (stock #GD-450)
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$1450.00
Here you find a rate ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of the Crown of Upper Egypt. This example is in perfect condition as shown. In a dark green faience, dates to the New Kingdom. Measures 1.4 inches in length. This is a rare amulet, in great condition and nice size!.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Similar amulet is found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

For reference see: Genes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924962 (stock #GD-449)
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$395.00
Lovely coloured faience amulet of the god Shu. The actual word “Shu” means being dry, withered or parched and was associated with the hot sunlight and the dry air. He is often shown wearing a feather and holding the sun as in this fine example. He was considered the god of the space and light between the earth and the sky and was also believed to hold power over serpents. Shu also held the ladder to the heavens that the deceased would climb in order to reach the other realm. Being master of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
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$299.00
Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Both chapters 159 and 160 in the Book of the Dead prescribe the placement of a papyrus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
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$1250.00
Here you find a ring fragment in reddish tone, with cartouche of Ne-fer-ka-re, which translates to "Beautiful is the soul of Re". He was a Nubian Pharaoh therefore this piece dates to 25th Dynasty. Measures 1" in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Shabaka was the second ruler of the Nubian line (25th dynasty) to rule Egypt. Scholars have generally agreed that he came to the throne in ab...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
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$895.00
Here you find a green faience cheetah or leopard sitting on a shrine. This would have been found on a mummy wrapping. Dates to the 27th Dynasty. Measure 2.25 inches in lenght. Small section missing as seen in photo.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.