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Faience amulet of Egyptian air god Shu, wearing a striated kilt, kneeling on his right leg and holding a sun disk over his head, 1 inch high, Late Period, c. 664 – 525 B.C. From an old Belgian collection. Shu was the Egyptian God of Air. The name Shu means “He Who Rises Up”. 'Shu' was the root of words such as 'dry', 'empty', 'sunlight' and 'withered'. Shu is also known as the god of the atmosphere and of dry winds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1391802
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$390.00
North African, Terra Sigillata red-slip oil lamp, depicting a running lion surrounded by a swirling floral pattern. 2nd/3rd Century AD. 5 1/2 inches long X 3 inches wide. Repaired. Ex. old Belgian collection of Felix Lauwers, acquired 1970s-early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1391326
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$300.00
An ancient Egyptian Bes amulet. Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. 2 inches high. Mounted. Small chip on suspension loop. Otherwise intact. Ex. Felix Lauwers collections, Antwerpe, collected 1970s/early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1391325
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$390.00
A Greek, Hellenistic head of a woman, with prominent facial details and pleasant facial expression. With a garment covering an elegant coiffure. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 2 3/4 inches high. Intact. Mounted. Ex. Felix Lauwers collection, Antwerpe, collected in Late 1970s/early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1391242
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$385.00
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. Ex. Felix Lauwers, 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 #1391241
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$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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1390853
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$4,900.00
Representing 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. Possibly from a workshop. 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 H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1390514
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$1,100.00
Greek geometric horse with raised ears, raised semi-circular crest and round cylindrical snout. With long tail and slightly bent rear legs. 7th Century B.C. 1 1/2 inches high X 2 1/2 inches long. From an old Paris, France collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1390505
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$850.00
Sacred to the goddess Bastet, depicted seated with head held high in an alert pose and long tail curled around to the front. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Mounted. From an old Paris, France collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1390038
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Chief god of the underworld, depicted mummiform, wearing the atef crown fronted with ureas, with pleasant facial expression and hands holding implements. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 4 1/4 inches high. Plumes now gone. Encrusted. Mounted. From an old Paris, France collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390029
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$650.00
A fine human-headed scarab with prominent facial details and a pair of lions on the underside. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1570-1293 B.C. 5/8 inch long. Small part of front and back gone. From an old Belgian collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1389981
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$1,250.00
An Egyptian blue faience cup, conical in form, with a flaring foot, and a shallow interior cavity, inscribed with a darker blue, horizontal line of demotic inscription. Ptolemaic Period, 664-30 B.C. 2 3/8 inches high. Some tiny chips on rim. Ex. Christies, NY.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1387821
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$1,250.00
Of slender form, depicted mummiform, wearing a striated, tripartite wig, with braided beard, with hands emerging from a tightly-fitting garment, hands grasping hoes, left hand grasping rope from seedsack over his left shoulder. With eight lines of hieroglyphic text. The owner's name appears to be "Hor-Resnet" ("Horus of the Resnet temple complex"). Right before the name might possibly be the title "Hm nTr Ax" ("prophet of the Akh spirit") or "HmnTr Ax-bjt" ("Prophet of the locality known as Che...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1387819
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$680.00
Perched on top of its original wood base. Possibly from a Ptah Sokar Osiris. With extensive remains of original pigment. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. Base measures 4 1/2 inches long X 2 1/4 inches wide. Falcon measures 2 1/8 inches high X 3 1/4 inches long. Small chip on front of beak. From an old New Jersey collection, acquired in early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1387817
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$3,500.00
From the Greek colonies in southern Italy. Depicting on the "A" side, a profile portrait of a lady and a nude Eros. On the "B" side is a portrait of two women wearing typical drapery. Tongue design along the rim and on the upper and lower borders of the scenes. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 8 1/2 inches high. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1387391
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Egyptian bronze seated Harpocrates, depicted nude, wearing the Nemes headdress and sidelock, his right arm bent at the elbow and forefinger touching his chin, his left arm alongside his body. 4 inches high. Mounted. From an old New Jersey collection, said to be purchased in Sothebys London in mid 1970s.
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 : 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.