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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1339991
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$495.00
The bandy-legged leonine deity standing on an integral plinth, his hands resting on his knees, his face with bulging cheeks, a pronounced pug nose, and protruding ears and with remains of his crown. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 5 1/4 inches high. Intact as shown. From an old Belgian family collection, acquired before 1980. Bes was considered the protector of households, and in particular, of mothers and children and childbirth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1335048
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$285.00
Flat back, blue faience Bes amulet. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 7/8 inch. Intact and pierced for suspension.
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 : 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 : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1328143
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$295.00
The god of unguents and perfume, Nefertum is depicted seated, wearing the lotus crown, wearing a tripartite wig, legs together, arms resting on legs and with intact suspension loop. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches high. Intact. From an old New Jersey collection, acquired in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1328141
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$290.00
Red glazed composition depiction of a foreleg of an ox. Possibly a foundation deposit. New Kingdom, 1300-1000 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Mounted. From an old New Jersey private collection, acquired in the 1960s. The Khepesh was the most important meat offering that the ancient Egyptians presented to the gods and the deceased. The hieroglyphic for a bull's foreleg denoted strength, and perhaps it was considered that the foreleg transferred the life-force of the bull to the recipient. The K...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1320385
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$185.00
Canaanite scarab inscribed with 2 ankhs and a scarab or kheper. Middle Kingdom, 1950 - 1539 BCE, 5/8 inch. From a NYC collection, ex. NFA auction, 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1320375
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$159.00
Steatite scarab inscribed with the words Amun-Re, words meant to bring the quality or state of being happy to the wearer. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550–1295 B.C. 3/8 inch. NYC collection, from an NFA auction, 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1318393
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$450.00
Depicting a painted Djed pillar. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 4 inches high X 4 1/4 inches wide. From A Pennsylvania collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1312603
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$195.00
NK steatite scarab with the cartouche for Thuthmose III. Flanked with cobras on each side. 18th- 20th Dynasty, 1300-1070 B.C. From the estate of Norio Azuma, before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1312601
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$225.00
Steatite scarab depicting a nude Nubian dwarf. New Kingdom, 18th-20th Dynasty, 1570-1070 B.C. 11/16 inch. From the estate of Norio Azuma, collected before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1307655
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$195.00
Depicted as two couchant lions on either side, facing away from one another. Late Period, 600-32 B.C. 3/4 inch. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an Arizona private collection. Aker (also known as Akeru) was an ancient Egyptian earth god and the deification of the horizon. He guarded the eastern and western borders of the netherworld and protected the sun god Ra when he first entered the netherworld at sunset and again when he returned to the world of the living at sunrise and bore the su...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1304880
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$249.00
A fine, openwork, faience falcon Horus amulet, with intact suspension loop on his back. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 inch long, 1 inch high. Private New Jersey collection, ex. old Arizona estate collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1304878
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$295.00
Depicted couchant, wearing the horned disc crown and with intact suspension loop on his back. 26th-30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. Intact. Ex. old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
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 : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297460
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$345.00
The seated goddess, wearing the horned disc crown, sitting on a decorated throne and offering her breast to her son, Horus. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 2 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1286582
Explorer Ancient Art
$585.00
Thoth, the creator god, in the form of an ibis, one of his sacred animals, was also the patron of scribes and of the written word. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches long including mounting. Mounted on a 14K gold (tested) base with a loop for wearing on a necklace. Ex. old Palm Beach, Fl. collection, Ex. Secret Eye Gallery NY in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1264690
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$1,900.00
A fine faience seated cat amulet, with two seated kittens on top of her head, two kittens in front of her legs and two kittens nursing under her stomach. Areas of cream-white surface. Intact suspension loop on the back. Third Intermediate to Late Period, 1000-400 B.C. 2-1/2"H. Intact. Ex. Sothebys,NY.