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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1455002
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This ancient Egyptian steatite lion scaraboid is inscribed with the prenomen of the Pharaoh Thutmosis III: „Men-Kepher-Re".

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom - Third Intermediate Period, ca. 18th - 22nd Dyn., 1450 - 715 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,1 cm
Condition: snout slightly chipped, otherwise intact
Provenance: private collection (Berlin), formed before 1980

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1454990
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This is a nice scarab with an interesting provenance. The scarab is inscribed with the royal epithet „beloved of Amun“ and above a bee, which could be read as „the king is loved by the sun god Amun-Re“.
The scarab is attached to a dated (5/19/73) collector card and comes from the Paul W. Mayhew collection.

For comparable scarabs see:
- Matouk, Corpus du Scarabée Egyptien. Vol...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1452568
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Large faience fragment of a double-sided Hathor head, which was the center part of a sistrum, a musical instrument that was used in rituals.The Hathor faces are nicely modelled and surrounded by a curled wig that is bound at intervals with ribbons. Underneath each face is a collar composed of beads. On either side of the triangular-shaped Hathor faces with cows ears is a uraeus, one with the Double Feathers Crown and Uraei, the other one with the White Crown...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1451143
JFF Ancient Art
€1,180.00
This is a well documented shabti for „The Osiris, Nes-Mut, justified“. The shabtis of Nes-Mut were discovered during the excavations of the Ramesseum around 1895...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450359
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Green Faience Ring in the form of a lion headed Sekhmet Mut aegis with the menat counterpoise. The menat counterpoise forms part of the shank.
It is a very seldom representation of a fusion of Sekhmet with the Theban goddess Mut, which wearing the double crown.
The ring comes with the original antique stand, see picture three and five.

Date: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1069 - 525 B.C.
Material: Faience.
Size: hight ca. 3,6 cm, length ca 3,0 cm; inner diameter ca...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1444454
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Large Ancient Egyptian Faience Bes Head

Large ancient faience head of the god Bes.
Bought at an auction (July 2, 1970), from Charles Hamilton Galleries, Inc. auction, Lot 60. For the description in the auction catalog see last picture.

Date: Egypt, Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, ca. 664 - 30 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1454801
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Nice ancient Egyptian shabti with a well defined face. The shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig and a braided beard, arms crossed over the chest, holding pick and hoe. The right hand also holds the cord for a basket that is carried behind the left shoulder. Attached to an old wooden stand.

For comparable shabti see:
Glenn Janes, Shabti Collections 5, A selection from the Manchester Museum, No...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1452619
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Ancient Egyptian Scarab for Thutmose III

This is a nice ancient Egyptian scarab for Thutmose III. The scarab is inscribed with a standing figure of a king wearing the Blue Crown (Khepresh), holding the crook and the Ankh for life. Before the king the prenomen of the Pharaoh Tuthmosis III: "Men-Kepher-Re", in a cartouche.

For comparable one see:
H.R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, etc., in the British Museum, Vol. 1; no...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1452393
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An Ancient Egyptian Double-Sided Bes Amulet

This is a really nice Egyptian glazed steatite double-sided Bes amulet.
On the reverse again his upper torso frontal, below the lion’s tail is visible.

For comparable Bes amulet see:
The Cleveland Museum of Art, accession number 1940.629

Date: Egypt, Late Period, circa ca. 664 - 332 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1452391
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The scarab (2,4 cm) shows the pharaoh smitting an enemy. The king grabs the captive with one hand by his hair, and swings back his sickle-sword (Khopesh) with the other. The captive's lower body faces to the right, his head and raised arms turned towards the king in a capitulation gesture. The pharaoh wears a knee length shendyt and the double feathers crown flanke by two uraei with sun disks. Behind the enemy is Ptah holding the was scepter, behind the pharaoh Was scepter and rush...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450617
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Rare Ancient Egyptian Representation of an Amarna Female Lute Player

This is a really rare representation of a female lute player from the Amarna time on a bezel from a faience ring. The female lutanist is twisted showing the naval and curve of the belly which is in keeping with the art of the period. She is naked or scantily clad and wears a cone on her head. There is a monkey under the lute and a lotus bud before her face...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1446787
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Ancient Egyptian Faience Ring

Nice ancient Egyptian stirrup shaped faience ring incised with a standing stylized figure on the bezel.

Date: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period. 1069 – 525 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 3,8 cm x 2,6 cm
Condition: broken and glued
Provenance: private French collection, formed ca. 1960/70

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1446069
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This is an interesting scarab. The scarab is inscribed
for the 5th Dynasty king Unas (Wnjs). Unas was the
last ruler of the Fifth Dynasty. He built a pyramid in
Saqqara, the smallest of the royal pyramids completed
during the Old Kingdom.

For comparable see:
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession number: 04.2.264, 10.130.16, 26.7.60,   03.5.22, 26.7.62
- H.R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, etc., in the British Museum, Vol. 1; no. 44 -...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1444453
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Ancient Egyptian glazed steatite crocodile amulet

This is a lovely and rare ancient Egyptian glazed steatite crocodile amulet
from the New Kingdom.

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1570 - 1070 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 1,9 cm
Condition: chipped
Provenance: private collection (California, USA), formed before 1980

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1444452
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Ancient Egyptian Amarna Poppy Bead

This is a nice ancient Egyptian feldspar poppy bead from the Amarna Period. The amulet comes from the estate of Dr. Wylda Hammond Nelson who collected beads and tribal jewelry from around the world.

Date: Egypt, Amarna Period, New Kingdom, late 18. Dyn. 1351–1334 B.C.
Material: Feldspar
Size: ca. 1,3 cm
Condition: intact
Provenance: Estate of Dr. Wylda Hammond Nelson (Davis, California),
formed before 1980.

The au...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1444128
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Nice and intact faience Wedjat ring from the Amarna Period.

Date: Egypt, Amarna Period, New Kingdom, late 18. Dyn. 1351–1334 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 2,15 cm x 2,20 cm outer diameter
Condition: intact
Provenance: private US collection, bought 2005 from an UK dealer.
Before that from a UK collection formed ca. 1960

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1442754
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This is a rare large mould of a Bes Head in a tiara of five feathers. The head is very detailed and fine. Comparable Amulets were found in Persepolis and are now in the „Iran National Museum“ ( acc. no. 2064, 7631, 2024).

For a similar mould, see:
God Bes´s Images in the Ancient Egyptian Art, Svetlana Hodjash, no. 208

Date: Egypt, Late Period, ca. 26th Dynasty, circa 664 - 525 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 5,7 cm
Condition: chipped
Provenance: Ex G...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1439109
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This is an interesting ancient Egyptian motto scarab.
It is a rare motto which reads:
"Praise Horus of the North and South"

For similar see: Matouk, Corpus du scarabée égyptien. Vol. II: Analyse thématique, 931 (see last Picture)

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th - 19th Dyn., ca. 1570 - 1185 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,9 cm
Condition: edge chipped
Provenance: German collection, prior US (Nebraska) collection, formed before 1970.

The aut...