All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1153301 (stock #1801)
Egyptian Bronze Votive Statuette of Apis Bull, ca. 6th-4th Century BCE. Small bronze votive statues were made as offerings and as an expression of devotion from the worshipper who hoped for a blessing. The Egyptians believed that Apis, the sacred bull of Memphis, was the incarnation of Ptah, the god of craftsmen. The sun disk in Egyptian culture, as in many other ancient cultures, was considered a representation of divinity. Bull is finely carved with etching of a tasseled covering on his back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198406 (stock #2005)
Egyptian Bronze Pectoral Fragment of the God Shu and his twin, the Goddess Tefnut. Circa 4th - 2nd Century B.C.E. Missing lower portion, but otherwise in excellent condition. 3 1/4" high. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The God Shu and the Goddess Tefnut are the first children of the creator God Amun (or Ra). In the ancient Egyptian creation myth, we saw that out of the dark waters of chaos arose this creator who then forged out of his own body his two children...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1189792 (stock #1949)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
Egyptian Bronze of Young Horus, Roman Period, 30 BCE - 395 CE. Depicted in the form of Harpocrates, the young Horus, the Greek god of silence and secrecy. The nude figure wearing the side-lock of youth, a uraeus on cap and right hand index finger raised to mouth. Figure seated on custom stand. In excellent condition. 3 3/4" high