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February 13 2014

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Ancient Egypt. Bright cartonnage panel with a decorative border of flowers and the Djed Pillar symbol of stability. The stucco surface well secured to the linen base. Ptolemaic.

October 29 2013

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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.

August 19 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Cartonnage fragment with hieroglyphs, depicting a standing Horus, God of the sky and protector of the ruler of Egypt, holding a staff. Egyptians believed a pharaoh was the living Horus.

New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty. 1200-1085 BC

August 16 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Cartonnage fragment with a kneeling Isis, protective Goddess, the wife of Osiris and the mother of Horus, paying homage to an ankh, the Egyptian symbol of life. Four lines of hieroglyphics at the top. Displayed in a shadow box.

New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty. 1200-1085 BC

May 14 2013

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Ancient Egyptian stucco over linen cartonnage fragment. On the surface, Isis wearing a crown with a cobra, hieroglyphs, an Eye of Horus, a cartouche and various other Egyptian symbols. Traces of yellow, red and black paint. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty.
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May 03 2013

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Ancient Egyptian cartonnage mummy mask made from linen and gesso. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC

March 20 2013

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Ancient Egypt. Stucco over linen cartonnage fragment with a pharaoh riding on a horse-carried chariot in the hunting scene, holding a bow and arrow in his hands. Two vultures on upper left and right sides. Five lines of hieroglyphs. Displayed in a shadow box. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty. 1200-1085 BC (9" x 5")

November 19 2012

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Stucco over linen cartonnage fragment with a seated Khnum, ram headed God of fertility and inundation, by a fire alter with two cobras above it. The brown, red, green, and orange surface secured to the linen base. Two lines of hieroglyphs. Displayed in a shadow box. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty. 1200-1085 BC ( 7" x 5")
Reposted bycatarino catarino
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