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Egyptian 'Amuletic' Osiris Figurine 028100

Egyptian 'Amuletic' Osiris Figurine
Bronze, 13 grams, 58 mm. Late Dynastic Period, 664-332 BC. A cast amuletic figurine of the god Osiris in formal pose with large crown and tools to the shoulders. Fine condition. Provenance: acquired on the London art market in the 1980s.
£145.00

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Egyptian 'Amuletic' Osiris Figurine 028100
Egyptian 'Hieroglyphic' Limestone Relief Fragment 028108

Egyptian 'Hieroglyphic' Limestone Relief Fragment
Limestone, 37 grams, 77 mm. Late Dynastic Period, 664-332 BC. A dressed limestone fragment with partial hieroglyphic text including the zigzag symbol with the phonetic value 'n'. Fine condition. Provenance: acquired on the London art market in the 1980s.
£120.00

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Egyptian 'Hieroglyphic' Limestone Relief Fragment 028108
Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025726

Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask
Glazed composition, 32.44 grams, 123 mm. New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070 BC. A restrung group of annular glazed composition beads in ochre, olive, black, crimson and turquoise forming a funerary face mask with stylised beard. Reference: cf. similar masks in Bonhams Antiquities London sales catalogue, 28th April 2010, pp.38-9. Very fine condition. Provenance: from a central London collection; acquired in the 1970s.
£325.00

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Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025726
Egyptian 'Polished' Obsidian and Limestone Eye Inlay Pair 027183

Egyptian 'Polished' Obsidian and Limestone Eye Inlay Pair
Obsidian and limestone, 33 grams, 43-45 mm. Middle Kingdom, 1963-1650 BC. A fine pair of obsidian and limestone eye inlays, each formed from a highly polished obsidian disc fitted into the polished limestone sclera. Very fine condition. Provenance: from the Foxwell family collection; Mr H G and Miss E Foxwell purchased their collection from the late 1890s until the early 1920s, acquiring from the Forman collection (sold by Sotheby’s in 1900) and the Mc Gregor collection (sold by Sotheby's in 1922) and the Clements collection in 1923 and thence by descent.
£1,200.00

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Egyptian 'Polished' Obsidian and Limestone Eye Inlay Pair 027183
Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025724

Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask
Glazed composition, 55.80 grams, 168 mm. New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070 BC. A restrung group of annular glazed composition beads in ochre, pale blue, black, white, crimson and turquoise forming a funerary face mask with stylised beard. Reference: cf. similar masks in Bonhams Antiquities London sales catalogue, 28th April 2010, pp.38-9. Very fine condition. Provenance: from a central London collection; acquired in the 1970s.
£325.00

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Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025724
Egyptian Coptic 'Carved' Bone Pin Group 027160

Egyptian Coptic 'Carved' Bone Pin Group
Bone, 12.18 grams, 69-110 mm. Coptic, 4th-8th century AD. A mixed group of carved bone pins of various dates; two with drum finials. Fine condition. Provenance: ex Winter collection, Kent, UK.
£60.00

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Egyptian Coptic 'Carved' Bone Pin Group 027160
Egyptian Coptic 'Ribbed' Bone Handle 027351

Egyptian Coptic 'Ribbed' Bone Handle
Bone, 20 grams, 80 mm. 5th-8th century AD. A carved bone handle, square in section and segmented, with ribbed sections, saltire panels and transverse piercings. Fine condition. Provenance: ex property of a London collector.
£80.00

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Egyptian Coptic 'Ribbed' Bone Handle 027351
Egyptian Coptic 'Foliage' Bone Plaque 027365

Egyptian Coptic 'Foliage' Bone Plaque
Bone, 34 grams, 84 mm. 5th-8th century AD. A carved bone plaque with reserved foliage designs within a rectangular border; two circular piercings for attachment, possibly one section of a decorative handle or grip. Fine condition. Provenance: ex property of a London collector.

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Egyptian Coptic 'Foliage' Bone Plaque 027365
Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025725

Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask
Glazed composition, 37.20 grams, 135 mm. New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070 BC. A restrung group of annular glazed composition beads in ochre, olive, black, crimson and turquoise forming a funerary face mask with stylised beard. Reference: cf. similar masks in Bonhams Antiquities London sales catalogue, 28th April 2010, pp.38-9. Very fine condition. Provenance: from a central London collection; acquired in the 1970s.
£325.00

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Egyptian 'Funerary' Bead Face Mask 025725
Egyptian Coptic 'Nimbate Figure' Christian Textile Embroidery Panel 025446

Egyptian Coptic 'Nimbate Figure' Christian Textile Embroidery Panel
Textile, 14 grams, 22 x 27 cm. 4th-7th century AD. A rectangular textile panel with median vertical seam; on the left, an embroidered nimbate figure within an arch; on the right,a standing figure with one arm outstretched. Fair condition, some losses to centre of one panel. Provenance: acquired on the UK art market prior to 1985.

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Egyptian Coptic 'Nimbate Figure' Christian Textile Embroidery Panel 025446
Egyptian 'Bulbous' Wooden Vessel 025447

Egyptian 'Bulbous' Wooden Vessel
Wood, 7.78 grams, 51.47 mm. New Kingdom-Late Period, 1550-332 century BC. A wooden vessel; bulbous with flattened base and hollowed interior. Fair condition, wear to the shoulder. Provenance: from a London private collection, acquired 1950s-1970s.
£120.00

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Egyptian 'Bulbous' Wooden Vessel 025447
Egyptian 'Kohl' Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel 027322

Egyptian 'Kohl' Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel
Alabaster, 13.09 grams, 31.03 mm average. 18th-19th Dynasty, 1470-1194 BC. A conical alabaster pot with flat base and everted rim. Fine condition, chip to rim. Provenance: ex Dr. I Beekmans collection, Germany.
£450.00

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Egyptian 'Kohl' Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel 027322
Egyptian 'Carved' Wooden Statue Arm 027499

Egyptian 'Carved' Wooden Statue Arm
Wood, 44 grams, 27 cm. Middle Kingdom, 2133-1797 BC. A carved arm and hand from a wooden statuette, carefully sculpted with straight fingers, bulbous palm and relaxed musculature; an attachment peg in the upper end. Fine condition. Provenance: ex Rousseau collection.
£275.00

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Egyptian 'Carved' Wooden Statue Arm 027499
Egyptian ‘R - _ - _ TW? - RA - NB’ Scarab Seal 026262

Egyptian ‘R - _ - _ TW? - RA - NB’ Scarab Seal
Composition, 0.85 grams, 11.76 mm. Circa 2050-500 BC. A powdered quartz composite scarab engraved with a crisply and deeply cut hieroglyphic inscription: R - _ - _ TW? – RA - NB. A particularly interesting example, in that the inscription appears to be pseudo-hieroglyphics, perhaps the ‘personal’ seal of an illiterate. Reference: Pertie, W. M. F., Scarabs and Cylinders. Extremely fine condition, complete. Provenance: ex Bonham's, London.

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Egyptian ‘R - _ - _ TW? - RA - NB’ Scarab Seal 026262
Egyptian ‘HE WHO BELONGS TO HORUS’ Scarab Seal 026265

Egyptian ‘HE WHO BELONGS TO HORUS’ Scarab Seal
Composition, 0.59 grams, 9.42 mm. Circa 2050-500 BC. A powdered quartz composite scarab engraved with a crisply and deeply cut hieroglyphic inscription: HE WHO BELONGS TO HORUS? Reference: Pertie, W. M. F., Scarabs and Cylinders. Extremely fine condition, complete. Provenance: ex Bonham's, London.

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Egyptian ‘HE WHO BELONGS TO HORUS’ Scarab Seal 026265
Egyptian 'Inset Eye' From a Mummy Cartonage 017507

Egyptian 'Inset Eye' From a Mummy Cartonage
Stone, 7.78 grams, 33.97 mm. Saite Period 664-332 BC. An inset eye from a mummy cartonage, of human form, used to provide the deceased with vision in the world of the dead. The pupil has become detached in antiquity. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.69. Provenance: from an old English collection. Very fine condition.
£110.00

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Egyptian 'Inset Eye' From a Mummy Cartonage 017507
Egyptian 'Isis' Amulet 017368

Egyptian 'Isis' Amulet
Copper-alloy, 5.20 grams, 41.68 mm. Late Period circa 664-525 BC. A cast bronze of Isis wearing her hair piled into two 'horns' surmounted by a bust of her son, Horus. The amulet has a suspension ring cast behind the headdress. Reference: Flinders Petrie, W.M. Amulets Illustrated by the Egyptian Collection in University College, London, London, reprinted 1994, p.86. Fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£95.00

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Egyptian 'Isis' Amulet 017368
Egyptian 'Grey-White' Shabti Container 017379

Egyptian 'Grey-White' Shabti Container
Glazed powdered quartz composite (faience), 16.11 grams, 39.78 mm rim diameter. Late Period, circa 664-525 BC, 26th Dynasty. A type of accompanying container deposited in niches in the burial chamber. The piece is in creamy grey ceramic with a narrow everted rim and flat base. Reference: cf. Stewart, H. M. Egyptian Shabtis, Princes Risborough, 1995, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: ex old English collection.

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Egyptian 'Grey-White' Shabti Container 017379


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