Limestone carving with a winged Horus, meaning falcon in ancient Egyptian and the god of the sun, war and protection, an Eye of Horus, the ancient Egyptian symbol of protection. a cartouche with a beetle, two cobras, Traces of green, black and red.. Light earthen patina. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC (8 3/4" x 5")
Cartonnage linen fragment, depicting a kneeling winged Isis - worshipped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the patroness of nature and magic, the wife of the god, Osiris and mother of Horus. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
Carved brown limestone container with lid, a line of hieroglyphics and 10 light blue beetles on the surface. Lid with handle. 26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC (5 " x 3 1/2")
Limestone cosmetic kohl jar used for holding makeup. Surface has a light turquoise glaze and Egyptian symbols. Carved from a single piece of stone. Late Kingdom, 18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC (5" x 3").
Carved limestone canopic jar with stopper. Incised onto the front, three rows of hieroglyphs. On the stopper, Thoth (baboon), the God of wisdom. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife.18th Dynasty.
1570-1085 BC (13" x 7").
Black terracotta pitcher with single handle, hand-painted design and lipped mouth. 500-300 BC. (4" x 3")
Carved black limestone laying mother cat nursing her three kittens. Dirt patina. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC. 4 ¾" x 2 ¾" x 2 ½")
Carved light green limestone heart scarab, once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the Mummy. An Egyptian symbol on the top and the bottom, with a cartouche of the sun-God Ra holding an ankh on the bottom. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. Heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found "True of Voice" and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. Unusually large and beautiful. Third Intermediate Period. 1070-712 BC
(3 1/4" x 2 1/4")
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