Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,250.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923806 (stock #GD-444)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,850.00
Here you find a beautiful ancient calcite hand. Has three holes for pegs (similar to wooden hands affixed to coffins). This would be a man's hand with very good detail on all five fingers. Small chip on tip of thumb. Has some glue on the back as was on a modern mount. Dates to the 1st to 4th century AD. Measure 4.25 inches in lenght.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923800 (stock #GD-442)
Galleria Delvecchio
$350.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a narrow neck and flaring rim, high foot and two high arching handles. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering. Greek key decoration encircles the vessel with two horizontal lines on one side and three on the obverse. Has minor calcium deposits. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 2.75 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923797 (stock #GD-441)
Galleria Delvecchio
$395.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, two moulded handles and tiny foot. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering body. Nice chevron pattern around the rim and a laurel leaf decoration encircling vessel; obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.75 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923796 (stock #GD-440)
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$400.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, low foot and two moulded handles. Foot has a rounded underside. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering upper part of body between handles, four horizontal lines and chevron pattern. Tongues beneath rim and obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.5 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923795 (stock #GD-439)
Galleria Delvecchio
$795.00
This guttus has a low rounded body with a flat, closed top decorated with the head of Silenus as a central medallion. The medallion is framed by a groved ring sharply defined edges. These black gloss vases with high relief decoration was produced in many places in Southern Italy. The foot is in two degrees separated by a moulded ridge and buff ceramic. A nearly vertical spout is set on the shoulder. It has a slightly flaring profile and an open flanged mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923793 (stock #GD-438)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,950.00
Ceramic human figures are represented by the Chorrera people with rounded, full volume forms with minimum anatomical details. This figure stands tall, approx 12.5 inches! The broad head has a plain, tight fitting cap, the facial features are simply modeled however seem to be re-constructed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #918175 (stock #GD-433)
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Here you find an ancient Egyptian scarab made of red jasper. This little beetle has a crosshatched plinth with defined legs and head. Has suspension hole and the underside engraved with a star type symbol. Dates to circa the Middle Kingdom and measures 17mm in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

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. It is not surprising that, as m...
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. He appears to have...

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. Intact as shown and in perfect condition! Scarab measures 1.25 inches, wings measure in at 1.6 inches each and the largest amulet is 2 inches.

There are many ancient Egyptian deit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #914064 (stock #GD-423)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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. Made of a single piece of limestone, the top is contiguous wi...
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. Billy J...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #912289 (stock #GD-420)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

The translation, Top to bottom, reading right t...