Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1383420
Explorer Ancient Art
$1,800.00
Elegant form with high arching handle, slender neck, and spout with molded tiny masks at the base of the spout. Depicting a central winged eros, the nude god shown seated on rocks, and holding a plate with food offerings. His open wings behind. Rosettes, floral and leaf design on back and in the field. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 7 5/8 inches high. Tiny, minor losses to surface pigment. From an old New Jersey private collection. Purchased on the NYC art market in early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1383419
Explorer Ancient Art
$1,250.00
Wearing an elaborate crested Corinthian helmet, wearing a sleeveless chiton, scaled breast plate, and aegis with Gorgon’s head. 1st Century BC/1st Century AD, 3 inches high. Mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection, purchased on the NYC art market in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1383416
Explorer Ancient Art
$2,200.00
Finely detailed amulet of Hatmehyt. Depicted seated, wearing the fish crown, with finely-modelled facial details, wearing a striated, tripartite wig, arms along side and bent at the elbows. A vertical line of hieroglyphic text on the back. 3 inches high. Mounted. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. Chip on crown and part of feet restored. From an old New Jersey private collection. Ex. Royal Athena gallery. Hatmehyt was a goddess of life and protection. Her name translates as Foremost of Fish or Chief of F...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1383018
Explorer Ancient Art
$590.00
An ancient Egyptian gilt bronze figure of Ptah, the god of craftsmen and architects. Depicted mummiform, with hands grasping his scentre on his chest. Late Period, 2 5/8 inches high. With scattered remains of gilt. Ex. old New Jersey private collection, collected before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1383014
Explorer Ancient Art
$450.00
An ancient Egyptian gilt cartonnage fragment, depicting a mourning Isis wearing the chair crown. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 3 inches high X 2 1/8 inches wide. Mounted in a lucite frame. From an old New Jersey private collection, collected before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1383013
Explorer Ancient Art
$4,900.00
A fine polychrome New Kingdom wood shabti, with slender form, decorated with a broad collar necklace, with green and black lines, with seed sack and yoke and pots on the back, with arms crossed over chest and hands holding agricultural implements. Vertical line of hieroglyphic text stating "The Inspector the Osiris (deceased), the Chief Officer of the Treasury "House of Silver" of the Temple of Amun, was born to ???? justification". 19th/20th Dynasty, 1293-1070 BC. 8.26 inches high/21 cm. Some t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1382123
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Polychrome cartonnage fragment depicting a mourning Isis, wearing the chair crown, facing right and facing a couchant Anubis on a pedestal. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 6 inches wide X 5 1/2 inches high. Extensive remains of original polychrome. Mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1382122
Explorer Ancient Art
$2,450.00
A fine hard wood headrest, of elegant form comprising of three pieces with a wide based flat bottom, tapering mid-section and a curved top. Middle Kingdom or earlier. 2150-2000 B.C. 7 1/2 inches high. Base measures 9 3/4 inches long. From a Virginia private collection. Ex. Locati Auction, 9/21/2015. Ex. Drexel Hill Estate. The headrest represented "uplift" out of death and it was usually placed inside the sarcophagus next to the head of the deceased.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1382078
Explorer Ancient Art
$1,900.00
Third Intermediate Period shabti for Gaut-Seshen. Depicted mummiform, with blue glaze, arms crossed over chest, hands holding farming implements, seedsack on back, single column of hieroglyphic text on front reading "The Osiris, Chantress of Amen, Gaut-Seshen." 22nd Dynasty, 945-712 B.C. 4 1/4 inches high. Repaired on the ankles. Small chip on front of feet. Ex. NYC collection of Norio Azuma, before 1980. For a similar shabti from the same tomb, see Gaut-Sechen shabtis in Manchester Museum. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1381606
Explorer Ancient Art
$650.00
Mummy linen, with 6 lines of hieratic text, probably inscribed with a portion of the Book of the Dead. Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 400-30 B.C. Framed. Linen measures 4 inches long X 2 1/8 inches wide. Frame measures 7.5 inches X 5 3/4 inches. From an old New Jersey private collection, acquired in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1381604
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$1,200.00
Tall, wood female figure, of slender form, wearing a long, tight-fitting dress, with painted wig and prominent facial details. 11th/12th Dynasty. 2061-1784 B.C. 9 inches high. Mounted. With extensive remains of gesso and polychrome. One arm gone. From an old New Jersey private collection. Acquired in the early 1980s. For a close parallel, see Tomb of Djehutynakht in the Boston Museum.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1381120
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$2,500.00
Rare depiction of the god Osiris in wood. Depicted mummiform. He is wearing the plumed Atef crown, fronted with ureas, with prominent facial details, arms bent at the elbow and against his chest. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. 10 1/2 inches high. Remains of gesso and pigment. Mounted. From a North Carolina private collection, acquired in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1380726
Explorer Ancient Art
$380.00
An unusual and rare depiction of Mut and Khonsu, with the heads and crowns of each on top of an incised circular base with a suspension loop on the back. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 3/8 inches high. Repaired. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1380724
Explorer Ancient Art
$450.00
The jackal-headed god, depicted striding, with left foot forward, wearing a striated kilt and arms along it's side. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 3/8 inches high. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an old NYC collection. Anubis was associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1380722
Explorer Ancient Art
$425.00
The ram-headed god, with prominent details, depicted striding, with it's left foot forward, arms down along its side and wearing a striated kilt. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 1/4 inches high. Intact. From an old NYC collection. He was thought to be the creator of the bodies of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, and placed in their mother's womb.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1380718
Explorer Ancient Art
$425.00
A faience squatting baboon, with defined fur and holding an eye of Horus, resting on top of its knees. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/4 inches high. With an intact suspension loop. Small chip on it's head. From an old NYC collection. Baboons were sometimes associated with the Ibis-headed god Thoth, the god of scribes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1380223
Explorer Ancient Art
$2,750.00
A turquoise faience shabti with black details, for "Amenemhat-Pa_Mesha". Depicted mummiform with arms crossed, hands holding hoes and seedsack on back. Inscribed With a vertical line of hieroglyphic text. Said to be from "cache 2", from the priest cemetery at Bab-el-Gasas-2. 21st Dynasty (1069-945 BC) 4 7/8 inches high. Intact. Mounted. Ex. Private Rotterdam collection of Hr. Elzerman, Niezijl, Collected between 1955-1985. Although the inscription may not exactly read as intended, similar s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1379875
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$1,250.00
Terracotta funerary cone for Montuemhat. The inscription reads: "The venerated one in the presence of Osiris, the fourth priest of Amun, Montuemhat, true-of-voice, and his beloved wife, known to the king, mistress of the house, Wadjrenes, true-of-voice" c. 700 BCE – c. 650 BCE, 6 1/4 inches long. Intact. From an old NYC collection, acquired in late 1970s to early 1980s See No. 420 in Davies & Macadam, A Corpus of Inscribed Funerary Cones, 1957. Mentuemhat was a Theban official who l...