Marble head, with lapis lazuli inlays embedded in the eyes.
Ancient Egypt. Marble seated figure with a headdress and chin beard, symbolizing the hope of resurrection. A female standing on crocodiles and the face of Bes, the Egyptian dwarf God believed to guard against evil spirits and misfortune, carved on the front. 18th Dynasty.
Carved four-sided marble temple column with low relief male and female attendants inside niches. Some encrustation. 400 AD (15 ¾" x 5 ½" x 3")
Mosaic floor panel of a female portrait with short headdress and gown. Made from red, brown, blue, and black Tesserae in a grid of grey Purbeck marble. Mounted on a black wooden panel. 300 AD (23" x 19")
Carved marble high relief upper torso of a pharaoh wearing a headdress, chin bead, and his arms crossed holding a flail and crook which are the symbols of royalty, majesty, and dominion. Traces of encrustation. 26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC (12 ½" x 10 ½")
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