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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1411081
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Important and very attractive Egyptian stone bead in a Carnelian stone type, with carthouche of Seti I, dating to New Kingdom, 1294 BC. to 1279 BC.

Beautiful stone quality, a rectangular bead with drilled piercing with remnants of fibres inside. The bead covered on all 4 sides with clear hieroglyphs. The style very nice and ancient.

Size: ca. 4 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, smooth wear.

Ex. Dr. Jürgen Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1410094
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$2,650.00
AN EGYPTIAN FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE JAR, PRE OR EARLY DYNASTY PERIODS, 4TH.-EARLY 3RD. MILLENIUM BC.

A very rare and unsually large stone jar, cream in colour with greyish and black inclusions.

Cylindrical jar with a wide disc-rim; the exterior with a slightly waisted profile and with vertical interior walls. Very rarely seen form in limestone, normally these larger shapes are in alabaster, such a beautiful and harder stone would have been valued higher in antiquity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404647
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$125.00
A wonderful scarab, carved in white Steatite stone, Egyptian New Kingdom, 15th.-11th. century BC.

The scarab quite massive being tall and 19 mm. wide. The seal with finely engraved deep hieroglyphs.

Condition: Choice, no damage and fine patina.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1403305
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Large Cosmetic Palette of elongated trapezoidal shape, Egyptian, Pre-Dynastic Period, 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

The palette was carved from green schist and finely smoothed on all surfaces. It's extremely large and wonderful for the often rather small and rough Palettes. Three symethric drilled holes in the top, using of the ancient drilling tecnique.

Size: 19,5 cm. long and 16,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398192
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$100.00
Scarce Udjat Eye amulet carved and polished in a fine red Porphyre stone, dating 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

Very attractive stone for this type of amulet.

Size: ca. 20 mm.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398162
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$250.00
Superb scarab dating to the Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

A well-composed piece with symethric spirals all around an ankh or heart.

This scarab is superb for style and execution and at the same time it's finely patinated and preserved.

Size: 19 mm.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398161
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$325.00
A wonderful stone seal, dating to the New Kingdom, Reign of Thutmose, 15th. century BC.

Rectangular stamp seal drilled for mounting it, carved with a superb set of Glyphs; Pharao Thutmose Cartouche, with an Uraeus Cobra on either side, of the side the Pharao is standing with a staff.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Choice, very minor depression to one side, othervise superb with a fine patination.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398160
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$295.00
An unusual and very attractive Egyptian Scarab, New Kingdom or later, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC

A large high quality scarab; extrafine carving of the beattle with an interesting engraved pattern on it's back. Unusual set of Hieroglyphs on the bottom.

Size: ca. 25 mm. long.

Condition: Choice, small depression on the bottom, othervise intact. Greyish steatite with a fine patina.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398054
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$750.00
Interesting and extremely rare Egyptian carved hardstone amulet, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

This could classify as a scaraboid, with a stylized engraving on the top, perhaps of an animal, and lots of finely carved hieroglyps on the base. Thses glyphs also includes a Cartouche. We haven't attempted for translate it or to check it out. But it's guaranteed authentic and comes with a COA and a very old provenance. The stone is orange-red and quite hard...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1395548
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$195.00
A large and beautiful Egyptian Steatite Scarab, mid 2nd. millenium BC-Late Period.

Interesting piece with the double Uraeus or rearing Cobra snake in high relief.

The Uraeus was used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt. The pharaoh was recognized only by wearing the Uraeus, which conveyed legitimacy to the ruler. There is evidence for this tradition even in the Old Kingdom during the third millennium BC.

Size: 25 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1394929
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SCARCE STEATITE STONE SCARAB, ENGRAVED WITH THE DOUBLE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC

Nice larger scarab with detailed Hieroglyphs for thutmose III / Thutmosis III, interesting with the two Cartouches and the double Ureaus. Comes with hard impression.

Size: c. 22 mm. long, longitudially pierced.

Condition: Nice, smaller loss to the lower bottom surface.

Ex. Swedish Private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1392139
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$150.00
A beautiful and most sought after Udjat Eye Amulet in fine Diorite, ca. 1st. millenium BC.

The material is very attractive and the pendant completely intact. Size: 22 mm.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390988
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$250.00
A rare and very interesting Egyptian stone Phallic pendant, likely dating to the Late Period - Roman period, later 1st. millenium BC.

Phallic shape and finely polished in a hard black stone, perhaps Serpentinite. A lock or loop for wearing this a pendant on top.

Size: 39 mm.

Condition: Superb!

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer, travelling in Egypt in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390764
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An Egyptian Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2040-1786 BC.

Used for storing kohl (eye paint), this nice squat jar of greyish stone has smooth convex sides that swell upward from a small, footed base into a high shoulder leading to a wide rim.

As is common with this type of vessel, drilling of the interior is narrow and does not conform to the shape of the body.

Size: 44 mm. tall.

Condition: Choice, small chips to the rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390763
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Interesting and rare Egyptian stone weight, New Kingdom, 1550 - 1069 B.C.

The weight is relatively large and heavy and carved and superbly polished in a fine mottled black and grey hardstone.

Size: 4,8 cm. and 2,3 cm. high. Weight: 109,5 grams!

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from a much older collection of a Danish Engineer, travelling in Egypt in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390355
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$295.00
A rare and high quality Scaraboid Fish amulet with Hieroglyphs on the base, dating to the New Kingdom, 16th.-11th. century BC.

Very accomplished scaraboid, carved from steatite; both sides bear an incised decoration; the upper convex side depicts the representation of a tilapia fish, the flat underside with some exceptional sharp and well-carved hieroglyphs, untranslated, but looks to be a Royal name...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390354
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$295.00
A superb and very large Egyptian amulet of Thot, likely 1st. millenium BC.

The amulet in the form of the Ibis head or beak of Thot, finely polished with splendid detail in a very hard black stone. Slightly curving and with a raised upper section of the beak as two indicate the natural shape - very finely made!

Size: ca. 68 mm.

Condition: Superb, finely polished with a nice ancient patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390230
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$950.00
Highly interesting offering dish, Egyptian, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The piece is from Luxor and purchased on the site in the 1960s. A spectacular piece that we initially sought was made of faiance, but it's very heavy and the terric Sun ray pattern on the back is surely carved, not mould cast. Glazed on the front with green-blue glaze. The back is basically a Sun disc, so a dating around the reign of Akhenaten, 14th. century BC...