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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1443510 (stock #fcr026)
IFERGAN GALLERY LTD.
Ancient Egyptian limestone Amimpyptahenhau funerary figure, Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty (2323-2150 BC) Male figure in a hieratic position, with his arms stretched out along his sides and his hands closed with his thumbs extended as a symbol of respect for the gods from the beyond. The dress (he only wears the straight-cut, plain skirt) and the wig (short) indicate that we are dealing with a character of a certain social rank, probably medium, since he lacks jewellery and profuse decoration. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1387496 (stock #jvi033)
IFERGAN GALLERY LTD.
It is a canopic jar whose lid represents the head of Duamtef, the jackal. The canopic jars were the containers that were placed in the tomb and were used to contain the viscera of the deceased when he was mummified...