Classical Antiquities by Relics of the Nile
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1415117 (stock #IM300)
Relics of the Nile
$4,500.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this outstanding and well-wrapped ancient Egyptian mummy. This mummy features fine wrapping with an outer shroud surrounding the ibis within. This is in the style found in similar offerings to the god Thoth and dates to the Ptolemaic period, ca. 350 B.C.. This is a rare mummy and is an excellent example of an ibis mummy. The mummy was originally part of the Wallace N. Stearns collection and was part of the MacMurray College collection in Missouri.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1375866 (stock #MR112)
Relics of the Nile
$350.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this fragmented, but still lovely Egyptian blue faience offering cup with cartouche. The back and part of the lower portion is missing, however the front containing the cartouche of the pharaoh is still intact. The cartouche is highlighted in black and appears to contain the cartouche of Amenhotep. The vessel measures 2" in height, plus the size of the base. Egypt, New Kingdom, from a U.S. Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375865 (stock #MR111)
Relics of the Nile
$500.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this wonderfully detailed funerary cone from a known tomb in the Theban Necropolis. This is cone number 576 from tomb number TT 295 for the scribe Paroy, also known as Djehutymose. The cone is wonderfully inscribed and detailed with clear glyphs. Djeyhutymose was a scribe under Thuthmosis IV or Amenhotep III during the New Kingdom in Egypt. The cone itself measures 3 1/8" in diameter and 2.5" deep. For more information about Paroy/Djehutymose: O...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375400 (stock #EA200)
Relics of the Nile
$700.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present his wonderful twin-handled Egyptian alabastron. The alabastron is nicely banded and well-sculpted with a cylindrical neck and disc rim. The alabastron is presented on a custom base for easy display and measures 3.25" in height (3.7" tall including the base". Egypt, Late Period ca 664 - 350 B.C..
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1375399 (stock #MR109)
Relics of the Nile
$750.00
Relics fo the Nile is pleased to present this rare and interesting large carved wood shabti for a scribe. The shabti is carved from sycamore wood and is presented mammiform with a tripartite wig with arms crossed over the chest. A seed sack is painted on the back. The figure is heavily coated in a shiny black resin on the back and the details of the seed sack are presented in yellow. Much of the black resin has been lost from the front, however an old collection label presented this as "The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375373 (stock #MR108)
Relics of the Nile
$550.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this interesting Egyptian New Kingdom shabti torso. The shabti is composed of terra-cotta and nicely decorated in pigments of red, black and white. The cosmetic details, head cloth and agricultural implements are depicted in black pigment and the skin of the figure is presented in red, indicating that this shabti was for a male. Broken at the mid-section, the shabti is custom mounted for ready display. The shabti measures 4.75" in height, 7.5" in heig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1375372 (stock #MR107)
Relics of the Nile
$875.00
Relic of the Nile is pleased to present his large Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure with original base. The figure has nice facial features with some black cosmetic details remaining and a well-carved osiris beard. While the pigment has been lost throughout the piece there are still traces of the broad collar and vertical column that originally likely contained hieroglyphics showing the name of the owner. The figure is well-carved with only some losses to the neck area. With the original base, this f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1375369 (stock #MR106)
Relics of the Nile
$375.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this large seated boat figure with original pigment. This figure has nicely rendered facial features with original pigments of black, red and white remaining. The facial features are presented with black cosmetic details with black hair. One arm is missing, however the right arm remains. The figure measures a large 4.75" in height and 2.25" in depth. This figure would have been part of a larger group of rowers on a solar boat during the Middle Kingdo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1375368 (stock #MR105)
Relics of the Nile
$375.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this large kneeling boat figure with original pigment. This figure has nicely rendered facial features with original pigments of black, red and yellow remaining. The figure's hair has significant pigment remaining with a band around the head. One arm is missing and a partial portion of the right arm remains. The figure measures a large 4" in height and 2.75" in depth. This figure would have been part of a larger group of rowers on a solar boat during...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1373375 (stock #MR103)
Relics of the Nile
$975.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this nicely-carved and detailed Egyptian wood mask. The facial features on the mask are expertly rendered with a detailed nose with nostrils and a serene expression carved on the lips. This is a rare example that would have been incorporated into the cartonnage wrappings of the mummy. During this time the deceased was wrapped in a full cartonnage encasement, however the face was carved of wood and sewn int the cartonnage. This is further evidenced by ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1346172 (stock #CW100)
Relics of the Nile
$550.00
Colima Archaic Warrior holding a club-Standing in a fluid motion-like filled position with arms raised at the ready at the ready holding a club. A spread feather –like attachment is strapped to the back with straps that chris cross the chest. Applied donut circular eyes typical of the archaic style. Applied strips form a helmet and chin strap. Buff clay with good deposits. The holes on the back suggests that it may have served as a whistle. 6 ½ “ Height Acquired from Irwin Hearsey in 1990...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1346171 (stock #LS200)
Relics of the Nile
$275.00
Presented here is a nice bronze spear with raised center ridge. The spear head features a beautiful green/brown patina and measures an impressive 10”. It remains intact and is presented on a custom base for display. Acquired from Malter Galleries in the late 1990’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1333517 (stock #BA715)
Relics of the Nile
$2,800.00
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this superb blue-green faience Bes amulet dating to the Late Period, 700-30 B.C.. The amulet remains intact and with tremendous detail standing with bowed legs, beard and a highly-detailed headdress. The dwarf deity remains intact with unclogged suspension hole and measures an impressive 2 1/4 inches high. Bes was the God of children, games and laughter. Always depicted as a dwarf with a grotesque, bearded face, tail, feathered headdress, bowed legs an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1374197 (stock #EW102)
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Relics of the Nile is pleased to offer this brown flint curved blade knife with chipped tail style handle. This knife was created from one large piece of flint; using localized pressure (as opposed to striking the blade with a hammerstone), a craftsman precisely removed small flakes of flint to produce the ripple-flake on both sides and serrated cutting edge. This bade is typical of the Naqada II to 2nd Dynasty style, ca. 3,500 - 2,686 B.C.. Among the many uses was as a weapon for butchering li...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1374196 (stock #EW101)
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Relics of the Nile is pleased to offer this rare flint mace head. These types of unusual flat flint implements of donut form with ground hollow centers and worked outer and inner edges were most likely mace heads. Penned #35. The flint mace head is professionally custom mounted for ready display. The artifact itself measures 3 3⁄4”, excluding the size of the mount. Predynastic period, ca 3,600 B.C. Provenance: Aquired from Arte Primitivo Published in catalog. Deaccessioned from The Heck...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1373377 (stock #MR104)
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Relics of the Nile is proud to present this large and exceptional Egyptian wood and polychrome anthropoid mask. The face is carved with fine detail and is painted with red pigment over gesso with black eyebrows. It is important to note that this mask is complete with intact ears, which is rare to find. The cosmetic lines around the eyes, details in the right ear, and jawline from the right cheek to the chin are presented in a carbon-based black pigment. In addition, red, green and blue pigme...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1373373 (stock #MR102)
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Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this very large and impressive Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure. The figure features much of the original white gesso as well as facial features detailed in black. The eyes as well as the chin strap to hold the Osiride beard to the face are painted onto the gesso using a carbon-based black pigment. The figure measures a very large 17.25" in height and is presented on a wooden base for ready display. The horns are ancient from the same period, however they com...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1373307 (stock #MR101)
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Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this lovely ancient Egyptian boat figure. The figure features all original pigment and has beautiful traits. The hair is painted in black pigment and is the classic style from the early 11th Dynasty. The boat man wears white clothing with his exposed skin presented in red. His arms remain at his side with unclogged holes remaining in his hands that once held the boat's oars. Similar examples are found in major museums, such as #21.800 at the Boston M...