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Egyptian Faience Amulets - Scarab, Djed, Wadjet, God
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Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 19th to 20th Dynasty, ca. 1292 to 1070 BCE; Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A nice set of 4 mold-formed faience amulets from ancient Egypt. From the New Kingdom is a faience scarab with insectile topside features as well as a royal uraeus cobra presiding over the god Set. The Late Dynastic Period artifacts include a striding upper body of the lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet, covered in blue-green glaze; a petite wadjet (also wedjat or Eye of Horus) features a large eye beneath a perforated suspension loop; and a slender djed pillar with a flared base and four tiered projections along the top. Size of largest (scarab): 1" L x 0.73" W (2.5 cm x 1.9 cm)

Provenance: private Toronto, Ontario, Canada collection, by descent, acquired in Egypt in 1894 to 1896

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Condition
Losses to legs and lower body of Sekhmet amulet as shown; remaining 3 artifacts are intact and very good. Minor softening to some finer details commensurate with age, with fading to glaze pigment, and very light encrustations within some recessed areas. Great preservation to overall forms.
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Egyptian Faience Amulets - Scarab, Djed, Wadjet, God

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Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 19th to 20th Dynasty, ca. 1292 to 1070 BCE; Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A nice set of 4 mold-formed faience amulets from ancient Egypt. From the New Kingdom is a faience scarab with insectile topside features as well as a royal uraeus cobra presiding over the god Set. The Late Dynastic Period artifacts include a striding upper body of the lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet, covered in blue-green glaze; a petite wadjet (also wedjat or Eye of Horus) features a large eye beneath a perforated suspension loop; and a slender djed pillar with a flared base and four tiered projections along the top. Size of largest (scarab): 1" L x 0.73" W (2.5 cm x 1.9 cm)

Provenance: private Toronto, Ontario, Canada collection, by descent, acquired in Egypt in 1894 to 1896

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#167102
Condition
...
Losses to legs and lower body of Sekhmet amulet as shown; remaining 3 artifacts are intact and very good. Minor softening to some finer details commensurate with age, with fading to glaze pigment, and very light encrustations within some recessed areas. Great preservation to overall forms.

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