Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1310087
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$18,500.00
Roman marble fragment of a bound male captive, sporting a mustache, with his head looking up, his eyes raised, his wavy hair partially covered with a Phrygian cap or helmet and his arms appear to be bound behind a back pillar. 2nd Century AD. 12 inches high. Mounted. Ex. Joseph S. Melchione collection, Ex. Superior Gallery, March 12, 1994, Lot 174.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358127
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$15,000.00
Large Roman marble relief, possibly from a sarcophagus, depicting two nude erotes, with small pot bellies and exposed genitalia, and wearing long, flowing robes. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 13.5 inches high X 15.25 inches wide. Mounted. From a French Private Collection, acquired in Paris during 1960s-1970s. Erotes are a group of winged gods in Classical mythology. They are associated with love and sexual desire, and form part of Aphrodite's retinue. The individual erotes are sometimes linked to particu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1353457
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$9,500.00
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 : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153756
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$7900.00
The god of forests and woodlands, he is shown as a muscular nude figure wearing an animal skin, draped diagonally around his upper body. His left hand cradling a bunch of fruits in the animal skin, his missing right arm probably held his characteristic pruning knife. 1st/2nd Century. 8 inches high. Mounted. Ex. California private collection. Acquired in Rome, 1967.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1359902
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$6,500.00
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 Dyna...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355245
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$5,900.00
Also known as Bacchus, he was the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine. Here he is wearing a wreath composed of vine leaves with clusters of grapes on his head. 2nd Century. 4 3/8 inches high. From an Arizona private collection, ex. Great Neck NY collection of Florence Jacob Davis, originally acquired at a 1967 estate sale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1362026
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$4,800.00
An ancient Egyptian, limestone, false canopic jar, depicting Duamutef (meaning "He who adores his mother"), the jackal-headed god, protector of the stomach. With prominent facial details. 10 1/8 inches high. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. His right ear restored. Extensive traces of original polychrome. Bought in Egypt in 1975 by Dr. M. R. of New York, from a well-respected, licensed antiquities dealer in Luxor named Mohamed Hassani, whose shop was right next to the Old Winter Palace Hotel. This is...
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 : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #952231
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$3200.00
A fine Roman terracotta Aphrodite/Venus, standing nude in a sensuous pose on an integral base, pulling a voluminous cape around her back, with a dolphin depicted on her right side. Single line of inscription on the back of the base. 1st Century AD. 12 1/4 inches high. Repaired. From a NYC private collection.
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 : 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 #1307010
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$2,750.00
Glazed faience funerary figure, depicted mummiform, with arms crossed and hands holding hoes, seed sack on back, and with a frontal column of hieroglyphic text, details in black, inscribed for Amenemope, priest of Amun. 4 1/4 inches high. Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, 1070-945 B.C. Minor chips on base. Mounted. From an old Brussels private collection. For similar examples, see J.-F. and L. Aubert, les Statuaires Égyptiennes: Chaouabtis-Ouchabtis, Paris, 1973, pl. 41.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1354782
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$2,750.00
Flat-backed terracotta head of Marsyas. With strong facial details, with thick wavy hair, beard and moustache, his mouth slightly agape with his teeth exposed and he appears to be grimacing in extreme pain. 1st/2nd Century B.C. 6 inches high. Mounted. From an old Antwerpe, Belgium collection, acquired in the early 1980s. Marsyas was a satyr in Greek mythology, and he played an important role in two myths. For committing hubris against Apollo, Marsyas was hanged inside a cave and was flayed al...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1362734
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$2,750.00
A rare bronze figure depicting the moon god Iah. In slender form, wearing a striated tripartite wig, holding the crook and flail, wearing the false beard, with slightly smiling expression and wearing his elaborate crown consisting of the Atef Crown of Osiris, the ibis head of Thoth and a disc representing the moon. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 6 1/2 inches high. From an old New Jersey collection, purchased in the early 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1354055
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$2,700.00
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 : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #415252
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$2500.00
Sizeable standing figure of a woman, both arms bent in front, supporting her breasts, veil covering her head, long tunic tied with a girdle. Her long hair, falling on her shoulders. Her oval face with almond shaped eyes, protruding nose and lips. Wearing necklaces and pendant on chest. 12 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Mounted. Late 6th Century B.C. From an old New Jersey collection. For a close parallel,see Cypriote Antiquities in the Pierides collection, Larnaca, Cyprus, # 80.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1015126
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$2500.00
Fine bronze jug with high handle, flat round base, wide body and round mouth. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 5 1/2 inches high. Intact. From a NYC private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1101944
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$2500.00
A fine Roman bronze arm, bent at the elbow, with well-definewd fingers and fingernails. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 5 3/4 inches from elbow to tip of fingers, 3 1/4 inches from above the elbow. From an old New Jersey collection.