Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1354371
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$425.00
Light green Egyptian jasper scarab with a falcon inscribed on bottom. 5/8 inches long. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. or earlier. Tiny chip in front. From an old Belgian collection.
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 : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1354054
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$349.00
God of the underworld. Wearing the plumed crown fronted with ureas, wearing the false beard, and hands emerging from tightly-fitted garment and grasping the crook and flail. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 2 1/8 inches high. Mounted. Losses as shown. From a Palm Beach, FL. acquired 1976 from Barakat, Jerusalem. To present owner by descent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1354052
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A fine pair of Egyptian bronze eyes with eyebrows. Eyes with long cosmetic lines and painted eyeballs. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. All measure 3.5 inches long and are intact. Mounted on a lucite frame. From a French collection.
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 : 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 : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1352117
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$1,900.00
Canosan pair figure of Eros and Psyche. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 5 3/8 inches high. Eros head possibly re-attached, one Eros wing gone. Extensive remains of white slip. Ex. Brussels art market, early 1990s. In ancient Greek mythology, Psyche, the youngest and most beautiful daughter of an ancient king, was so enamored by Eros (also known as Cupid), he scratched himself with one of his arrows and immediately fell in love with her.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1350948
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$550.00
A detailed bronze Osiris, wearing the plumed Atef crown, fronted with an ureas and wearing the characteristic beard and broad collar and hands grasping the crook and flail. 26th Dynasty, 664-589 B.C. 3 1/2 inches high. Encrustations. Feet gone. From a Connecticut private collection, originally purchased in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1350931
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$1,400.00
With twin strap handles flanking the false neck, spout emerging from the shoulder, decorated with elaborate painted design. LATE HELLADIC IIIC, Ca. 1400-1200 BC B.C. 4 1/4 inches high. Repaired with remains of original pigment. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1350484
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$550.00
An ancient Egyptian bronze falcon, wearing the double crown of lower and upper Egypt, perched on top of remains of a finial. 3 1/4 inches high. Ex. Phillips, London, mid 1980s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1350443
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$1,495.00
Boetian terracotta female bust in high relief with an elaborate coiffure consisting of a tightly curled hairdo, with pleasant well modeled facial features. She is wearing a tall banded headdress, a multi banded necklace and wearing earrings. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 7-3/4” x 5-1/8” Minor losses as shown. Mounted. From an old Connecticut private collection. Purchased in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1350272
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$349.00
Bust of Isis Fortuna, wearing a Hellenistic robe, and has a combination of remains of cow horns, sun-disk, and ears of corn as a crown on her head. Probably used as a steelyard weight. 2nd/3rd Century. 2 3/8” high. Mounted. From a Connecticut private collection, acquired 1976 from the Jerusalem art market. Particularly during the Roman period, she was worshipped as a goddess who unites all other goddesses in herself.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1349676
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$1,800.00
From the Greek colonies in southern Italy. Attractive pottery wine cup (kantharos) on long foot with sweeping handles, each side painted with Lady of Fashion portrait. 3rd/4th Century B.C. Scattered mineral and surface deposits. Small rim chip, otherwise intact. From a Private Washington D.C. collection, acquired at Bonhams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1349674
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$1,650.00
Tall Greek terracotta nude male figure, with pleasant facial expression, standing on an integral base, wearing an elaborate headdress, with defined musculature on his chest, his long garment draped over his shoulders, his weight resting on his right leg, his left leg slightly bent at the knee and appears to be holding a cockerel in his left arm against his chest. Hellenistic Period, 3rd/4th Century B.C. 10 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Remains of white slip. From a NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1348181
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$1,100.00
Faience double-side head of the goddess Hathor. From the handle of a votive sistrum. With bovine ears and remains of a cobra on each side. Late Period, 600-400 B.C. 2 1/2 inches high X 2 1/4 inches wide. Fragment is intact with surface losses as shown. Originally purchased from the NY art market @ early 2005. One of the main cult objects associated with Hathor was the sistrum, a musical rattle. Its name is derived from the Greek, seiein, meaning "to shake". Music and dance were part of the worsh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1346024
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$245.00
Roman bird head crescent moon shaped amulet, with ridges on one side and smooth surface on underside. Bird head pierced for suspension. Also known as a lunula, in ancient Roman times, it was believed these amulets were used to protect wearer against evil forces, demons and sorcery, and against the evil eye. 2nd/3rd Century. 1 1/2 inches wide on bottom. From a New Jersey collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1345670
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$1,800.00
Tall ancient Greek female figure, standing on an integral round base, wearing a long himation, her weight resting on her left leg, her hair pulled back into a bun, her head leaning toward her right side, her left arm bent at the elbow and her left hand resting above her hip. Hellenistic Period, 3rd/4th Century B.C. 9 inches high. Repaired with losses as shown. Ex. collection of Maria Seegers, Antwerpe, Belgium. Collected in the early 1980s.