Mesopotamian, 1200 BC. Stylized terracotta vessel in the shape of a horned animal with small stunted legs, with the pouring spout emerging from its back. Buff with a light earthen patina.
Gandhara, 200 AD
Black basalt torso of a Goddess with elaborately stylized nipples with a detailed collar wearing various strands of necklaces and ornaments.
Ancient Egyptian brown limestone cosmetic jar, with a falcon seated atop the handle. The applicator with the upper part of Neferetum, the youthful son of Ptah and Sekhmet, known as “He Who is Beautiful” and “Water Lily of the Sun”. Egyptians often carried small statuettes of him as good-luck charms. 18th Dynasty.
Roman, 100 BC
Bronze door knocker of a muse or Goddess with an up-swept hairstyle, the knocker suspending from her ears.
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