Bronze figure of a seated Anubis, Egyptian man god, with uncleaned surface, green patination
Custom acrylic stand . There is a good amount of bronze rot on the mid right arm in back that makes us believe the auction houses assertion of this being possibly period. We have tried to photograph the rot but cant get close up enough to show the buckling of the surface or the mineralization .Size bronze 5.5" overall 6"
An Egyptian Gesso and wood Painted Horse Head possibly from an equestrian figure with a beautiful crackle patina and mineralised wood in areas. probably ancient. Collected in the late 19thc.
Untested for age priced accordingly. Size H 8" D 5.5" W 2"
Egyptian Alabaster Carved Osiris Mummiform Figure, well carved with an eroded surface and resin like residue in the recessed carved areas, wear erosion and early type tool marks. From an old east coast collection. Size H 11" W 3.5" overall height with museum mount 12" period unknown priced accordingly.
Ancient Group bead Lot Roman Egyptian Islamic Pre Columbian Gold. 2 Large tube beads one had a zigzag inlay at one time, Islamic the other is end of the day bead using mixed glass, melon bead Egyptian, early small black and white striped bead Islamic a faience bead with flower pattern likely Roman , conical beads are Chavin (Peru) C 1300 BC - 400 Ad as is the green jade like bead with 4 tint stone beads as well as a piece of gold from a pair of tweezers
Erotic couple, with the seated male figure holding his erect phallus between his two legs, bent at the knees and hands resting on top. Female figure resting on top of phallus. 3/4 inch wide. Pierced for suspension. Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. From an old New Jersey private collection.
Silver amulet of Egyptian air god Shu, wearing a striated kilt, kneeling on his right leg and holding a sun disk over his head, 1/2 inch high, Late Period, c. 664 – 525 B.C. From an old NYC collection.
Shu was the Egyptian God of Air. The name Shu means “He Who Rises Up”. 'Shu' was the root of words such as 'dry', 'empty', 'sunlight' and 'withered'. Shu is also known as the god of the atmosphere and of dry winds.
Bichrome painted linen cartonnage fragment from the coffin of a lady named Hebu.
The curved outer surface is decorated with three lines of hieroglyphic text reading: (1) … with the companion of his glorified state … (2) [Heb]u justified (f), with the air … (3) Hebu justified …
The female name Hebu is recorded with Ranke, 236, 16.
Square openings on the side to fit the piece with other parts of the coffin.
Cartonnage is a type of material used in ancient Egypt ...
Second Intermediate Period; 15th Dynasty (c. 1650-1540 BCE)
In original gold setting, this scarab is an excellent example of its type and clearly belonged to a high status member of the community. In the form of a scarab beetle with a blue-green glaze applied, the remnants of which are still visible on the obverse. The reverse is inscribed with the a-n-r formula common to Canaanite scarabs of the Hyksos period...
A larger Coptic Tunic Insertion, Egypt 4th to 6th century AD.
The weaving is finely detailed and shows an unidentified symbol in a square with decorated border. Mounted behind glass in a black frame, so it's ready to display and very attractive.
Size: ca. 16 cm. high and 16 cm. wide for the weaving itself, the frame is ca. 25,6 cm. x 25,6 cm.
Ex. Danish Private Collection, comes with provenance.
Pa-Khaas’ father was Ankh-Hapi, the name of his mother was Hathor-em-akhet. The T-shaped inscription is reading: ‘The illuminated one, the Osiris, the ‘Overseer of the Royal Ships’, Pa-Khaas, born to Hathor-em-akhet, justified.’
The figure carries a pick with the left, the right with a hoe and a rope for a small basket suspended behind the left shoulder...
A selection of 6 ancient Egyptian amulets, incl. a 4-side faiance amulet of Bes with his face, a Egyptian blue udjat (small loss) and 4 interesting tiny stone or spondulus amulets of vessel shape, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.
Interesting selection with some rare types!
Size: 20 mm. for the Bes, others are smaller, see pictures.
Ex. Belgian Private Collection
A high quality Egyptian textile, Coptic culture under late Roman Empire, 4th.-6th. century AD.
Likely a Tunic Insertion, this weaving depicts a very accomlished pattern which appear to be faces or heads and other decorative symethric elements. Mounted in a collector display case so that's portable and easy to present.
Size: 15 cm. high and 15,5 cm. wide for the weaving it self, the frame is 45 cm. x 34 cm.
EGYPTIAN, 3RD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, C. 1075 - 664 BC
Depicted in a mummiiform style , wearing tripartite wig, arms folded across chest.
Height: 13.5 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 15.5 cm
Condition: lower part re-attached as shown otherwise intact
Beautifully mounted on a custom plexi-glass display stand of high quality
Provenance: Aweidah's collection before 1970- Registered at IAA
A fine Coptic Tunic Insertion, Egypt 4th to 6th century AD.
The weaving depiting a running animal. Mounted behind glass in a black frame, so it's ready to display and very attractive.
Size: 6 cm. high and 6 cm. wide for the weaving, the frame is 19 cm. x 14 cm.
Ex. Danish Private Collection, comes with provenance.
Splendid larger clavus from a Tunic with Zomoorphic animals, Coptic workshops, Late Roman period, 4th.-6th. cent.
Wonderful textile decorated with zoomorphic animals within medallions. The scene with symethric borders.
Size: ca. 40,5 cm. long and 14 cm. wide.
A very high quality weaving with sharp details for the medium.
Condition: Choice for type, very crisp with minor wear and tear.
Ex. Private Austrian Collection, started 1966.
Faience shabti inscribed with six lines of horizontal text starting just below the crossed arms.
The spell reads: ‘The Governor of Upper Egypt, Anhh-Hor, he speaks, oh, this shabti’ and is followed by version VII-A of the shabti spell.
The inscription shows an exceptional orthography and archaic vocabulary reminiscent of the renaissance of ancient Egyptian culture at the beginning of the 26th Dynasty.
Ankh-Hor was a high rank official under Psammetichus II and Apries and...
Very rare ancient Egyptian scaraboid of a hedgehog. The scaraboid is open-worked and the upper part of the underside is carved with a sphinx, in front an Ankh and above a winged Uraeus. The lower part is carved with a Hathor sistrum, flanked by two Uraei.
For a similar hedgehog scaraboid see:
The Cleveland Museum of Art:
Accession no. 1975.24
Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep,
ca. 1391 - 1353 B.C.
This is a copper alloy dagger or short sword. It has an interesting patina consisting primarily of light to medium green tones (likely malachite) mottled with red and reddish brown areas (likely copper oxides). There are areas where the deep brown, lightly corroded base metal is still visible and somewhat lustrous.
The entire hilt, including the crescent-shaped pommel, is bordered by a thick and even ridge which would have served to contain the grip scales made of bone, wood, or ivory...