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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1353457
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$8,800.00
Standing on a rectangular base and wearing a broad beaded collar, beard, and tripartite wig surmounted by a crown of horns with plumes and sun-disk, the blank column in front surmounted by recumbent Anubis, the base inscribed with a hieroglyph inscription and containing fragments of ancient linen. The inscription translates “An offering which the king gives, and Osiris, foremost of the westerners (Khentiementiu), the great god, lord of [Abydos].”Late Ptolemaic/early Roman Period, circa 100 B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1385900
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$7,900.00
A large Egyptian bronze Osiris, depicted mummiform, with pleasant facial expression, wearing the braided beard, wearing the plumed atef crown, fronted with ureas, with arms crossed and emerging from tightly fitted garment and hands grasping the crook and flail. 26th-30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. 11 inches tall. Mounted. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1364797
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$5,900.00
A New Kingdom limestone relief, depicting a worshipper, with arms raised, making an offering during a festival. 20th Dynasty, 1186-1070 B.C. 12 inches high X 9 inches wide. Losses as shown. From an old New Jersey collection, collected in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366420
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$5,900.00
Fine Egyptian sandstone relief, depicting a pharaoh wearing the double crown and he appears to be making an offering to the falcon-headed god, Khonsu, wearing the disc crown with horns and holding a sceptre. On top are two unfinished cartouches and two vertical lines of hieroglyphic text. Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. 11 1/2 inches wide X 6 inches high. Purchased on the NY art market @ 5 years ago and said to be from an old Michigan estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1376578
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$4,900.00
Imseti was the human head god and was one of the four sons of Horus, who held the liver. With long lappets, defined ears, strong nose and prominent facial details. Third Intermediate Period, probably 21st Dynasty, 1069 BC to 945 BC. 10 1/2 inches high. Intact. Purchased in Egypt in 1975, by Dr. M. R. of New York. Purchased from a well-respected, licensed antiquities dealer in Luxor named Mohamed Hassani, whose shop was right next to the Old Winter Palace Hotel. By the time of the 21st Dynasty, t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1383013
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$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 #1385244
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$4,900.00
A fine polychrome, New Kingdom wood shabti for Imen-em-heb. Depicted mummiform, wearing a tripartite wig, face and hands in dark flesh tones, arms crossed over chest, hands holding agricultural implements, seed sack, yoke and pots on back, and a column of hieroglyphic text naming Imen-em-heb, sailor of Amon, as the owner. 19th/20th Dynasty, 1293-1070 BC. 8.2 inches high. All original polychrome. From an old French private collection. Comes with a French passport.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1353108
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$3,900.00
Basalt seated male figure, with defined hands resting on his legs and with defined legs and feet. Middle Kingdom, 11th/12th Dynasty, 2133-1786 B.C. 6 inches high. Gone from the waist up. Ex. collection of Maria Segers, Antwerpe, Belgium, collected in the mid 1970s to early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1301100
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$3,200.00
A fine open-work, framed, gilt cartonnage pectoral, from an ensemble. Depicting a ba-bird on top, representing the soul of the deceased and six gods underneath, including Isis, Anubis, Horus and Nephtys and a center line of hieroglyphic text which reads: “An offering that the king gives for Osiris, foremost of the West, lord of Busiris, great god, lord of Abydos, ... for the Osiris Tut, born of the mistress of the house ..." According to Ranke, Personennamen, p. 379 nos. 15-16 the personal nam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1368384
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$3,200.00
A large inscribed hardstone scarab with the name of Horemheb, possibly added at a later date. New Kingdom, ca. 1570-1070 B.C. 2 inches long X 1 1/4 inches wide. Acquired in London, December 1993; ex Kroll collection, Redford, Michigan. Exhibited at Ball State University Art Museum, 1995-2002.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1334579
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$2,900.00
A tall Egyptian bronze Osiris. Depicted mummiform, holding the crook and flail, with slightly smiling expression and wearing the plumed Atef crown, fronted with ureas. 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C. 7 1/4 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Antwerpe collection of Maria Segers, 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1376298
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$2,500.00
A large polychrome wood falcon. With extensive remains of original polychrome. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 9 1/4 inches long X 3 inches wide X 4.5 inches high. From an old Rhode Island private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1387389
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$2,500.00
A limestone head of a pharaoh, wearing the Nemes headdress, fronted with a cobra and with prominent facial details. Possibly from a sphinx. With imperfections as shown and with traces of original pigment. Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 600-30 B.C. Mounted, 2 3/4 inches high. From an old New Jersey collection, early 1980s. Old Sothebys sticker on the bottom of the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1202952
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$2495.00
Depicted mummiform, with finely-modelled facial details, wearing a tripartite wig and braided false beard, with hands emerging from tightly-fitted garment, hands grasping hoes, seedsack suspended over his left shoulder and with nine horizontal lines of hieroglyphic text. 26th Dynasty, 664-589 B.C. 5 1/2 inches high. Intact. From an old collection of a Cleveland, Ohio professor, collected in the mid 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1333330
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$2,200.00
A rare pale blue faience balsamarium in the form of a seated baboon on a support and drinking from a small cup held to the snout, with ribbed mane, convex circular eyes and with high conical mouth. 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C. , 4 inches high with losses as shown. Ex. Sothebys, NY. Probably used to hold cosmetics or perfumes.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1367621
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$2,200.00
Large bronze Osiris of slender form. Depicted mummiform, wearing the incised plumed atef crown with rams horns, fronted with incised ureas, wearing the incised false beard, incised hands emerging from tightly fitting garment, holding the crook and flail. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 6 inches high. Tip of right ram's horn gone. Mounted. From an old New Jersey collection, purchased on the NY art market in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1371366
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$2,200.00
A fine pair of ancient Egyptian bronze eyes with long cosmetic lines and matching eyebrows. Eyes and eyebrows measure 3.5 inches wide. With remains of azurite and encrustations. Crack in left eyeball. Otherwise all intact and mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1382122
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$2,200.00
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.