Ancient Egyptian art must be viewed from the standpoint of the ancient Egyptians to understand it. The somewhat static, usually formal, strangely abstract, and often blocky nature of much Egyptian imagery has, at times, led to unfavorable comparisons with later, and much more ânaturalistic,â Greek or Renaissance art. However, the art of the Egyp...
Ancient Egyptian art must be viewed from the standpoint of the ancient Egyptians to understand it. The somewhat static, usually formal, strangely abstract, and often blocky nature of much Egyptian imagery has, at times, led to unfavorable comparisons with later, and much more ânaturalistic,â Greek or Renaissance art. However, the art of the Egyptians served a vastly different purpose than that of these later cultures.
Two Paleolithic to Mesolithic period stone tools. Collection numbers M369 en M372, made of dark vulcanic rock. Found above the original position of Abu Simble.Price: € 200--Size: 7 x 5,5 cm and 5 x 5,3 cm Period: 15.000 - 8000 B.C. Material: Vulcanic rock Provenance: Uk collection, ex Astarte Gallery London 1994
Two ancient Egyptian faience shabti. Mounted on a custom made stand. Details of hairband, painted in black.Price: SOLDPeriod: 3rd Intermediate Size: c.9,5 cm Material: Faience Provenance: Hans Moller, collected in the early part of the 20th Century and thence by descent.
Egyptian painted limestone fragment, showing 3 Deities in black and red paint. The limestone has a smooth stucco layer. This was the first stage, before the painter or sculptor completed the work.Price: € 850,--Size: 13 x 5 cm Period: Middle Kingdom, possible from, Deir el Bahari Material: Limestone Provenance: German collection 1960's - 1980's
Faience cup, conical in form with a flaring foot and shallow inner cavity, with a hieroglyphic inscription.Price: € 550,--Size: 4,5 cm Period: Late Period to Ptolemaic period, 664 - 30 B.C. Material: Faience Provenance: German private collection 1970's
Very rare Anhur-Shu amulet fragment.Price: € 550,--Size: 3,4 cm ( 1 5/16") Period: c. 1000 B.C. Condition: fragmentary Provenance: R. Gill Collection U.K.
Ancient Egyptian shabti, with plain lappet wig, long plaited beard, arms crossed to hold two hoes in shallow relief, uninscribed back pillarPrice: SOLDSize: 7 cm Period: Late Period, 525 - 332 B.C. Material: Faience Condition: Intact Provenance: NY collection U.S.A, 1980's
Egyptian faience lidded vessel with flaring wall, a thick rim and flat base.Price: € 450,--Size: 4,3 x 2 cm Period: Late Period to Ptolemaic period, 664 - 30 B.C. Material: Faience Provenance: German private collection 1970's
Terracotta funerary cone for Mery, High priest of Amun under Amenhotep II.Price: € 1500,--Size: 12 x 9,5 cm Period: New Kingdom Material: Terracotta Provenance: German collection P.P. 1980's
Un-inscribed crystal stone scarab.Price: SOLD Size: 2 cm Material: Crystal Period: Late Period Provenance: German collection, 1970's
An Ancient Egyptian faience amulet depicting the Osirian triad, Isis, Horus and Nephthys, standing side-by-side on an integral plinth against a back pillar. Price: SOLD Size: 3 x 2 cm Period: Late Period, c. 664 - 525 B.C. Material: Faience Provenance: Dutch private collection, acquired at auction house The Netherlands
Blue green faience amulet, with flat back, in high relief face of the God Bes.Price: SOLDSize: 4,5 cm Period: Late Period, c, 300 B.C. Provenance: Dutch private collection, before 1980s, acquired at Dutch auction.
Golden scarab-ring with engraved scarab, with hieroglyphs.Price: SOLDSize: 2,5 cm ( scarab 1,5 cm) Material: 14kt gold, with steatite Period: Ring 19th Century, Scarab Third Intermediate Period, c. 1069-525 B.C Provenance: Dutch collection Amsterdam