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November 11 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Basalt plaque of an Egyptian pharaoh with a chin beard. He holds a flail and crook in his hands as symbols of royalty, majesty and dominion. On his headdress, a double Uraeus. Late Kingdom, 26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC 
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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.

November 01 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Carved granite head of a smiling Pharaoh, wearing a double crown of Lower Egypt. 18th Dynasty.

October 31 2013

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Ancient Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
Limestone scarab, the Egyptian symbol of resurrection.
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Ancient Egypt. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
Variegated quartz statue of a reclining horse. 

October 29 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Faience Eye of Horus amulet, an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and good health, one of the most common amulets worn in Ancient Egypt, with painted black lines and covered in green glaze. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
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Ancient Egypt. Cartonnage fragment with two human headed falcons. 20th Dynasty. Ba, is usually represented in the form of a human-headed falcon. The ‘Ba’ is an aspect of the individual that the Egyptians believed would live after the body died. The part that will fly away to rejoin the spirit, Ka, for continued existence in the afterlife.
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Ancient Egypt. Basalt head of an Egyptian ruler with carved details, including the Uraeus, Cobra symbol of royalty, on his headdress. , 26th Dynasty

October 11 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Wooden fertility figure, in its original wooden box, with the phallus visible. Surface covered with bitumen. Third Intermediate Period, 1085-715 BC

October 07 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Lapis Lazuli scarabs redesigned in a modern earrings setting with a gold wash. Middle Kingdom, 2040-1786 BC
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Ancient Egypt. Handmade bone beads necklace, with beautifully engraved geometric patterns. Coptic Period, 324-640 AD
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Ancient Egypt. Carved green soapstone Ouroboros rings. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
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October 01 2013

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Carved Lapis Lazuli goose, believed to have laid Cosmic Egg from which Ra, the sun God, was hatched. Egypto-Roman. 30 BC-324 AD
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Ancient Egypt. Terracotta sarcophagus painted with the four sons of Horus (Imsety, with head of a man; Hapy, with the head of a baboon; Qebehsenuef, with the head of a falcon; and Duamutef, with the head of a jackal). 18th Dynasty.
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Ancient Egypt. Mummy mask made from linen and gesso and then painted. Entire face covered in gold leaf. On the front, two jackals and four snakes on either side. On the top, a winged eagle with two spears. On one side, standing Horus and Osiris, on the other, Anubis, and Horus with crown. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
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Ancient Egypt. Linen mummified cat head, the domestic pet and symbol of Bastet (Bast) and Ra. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
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Ancient Egypt. Male mummy mask with layers of linen over stucco. 18th Dynasty.
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Ancient Egypt. Linen mummified bust. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
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Ancient Egypt. Limestone canopic jar with stopper. Incised onto the front, three columns of hieroglyphs including birds and the sun God Ra holding an Ankh. On the stopper, Hapy, protector of the liver. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 18th Dynasty. 1570-1085 BC

September 24 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Gold leaf over stucco and gesso, painted mummy mask fragment once used to cover the head of a mummy. Colors include soft red, black, browns and some green with black outlined eyes and eyebrows. Secured to a linen backing.

Ptolemaic, 305-30 BC

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