Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this fragmented, but still lovely Egyptian blue faience offering cup with cartouche. The back and part of the lower portion is missing, however the front containing the cartouche of the pharaoh is still intact. The cartouche is highlighted in black and appears to contain the cartouche of Amenhotep. The vessel measures 2" in height, plus the size of the base. Egypt, New Kingdom, from a U.S. Private Collection.
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this wonderfully detailed funerary cone from a known tomb in the Theban Necropolis. This is cone number 576 from tomb number TT 295 for the scribe Paroy, also known as Djehutymose. The cone is wonderfully inscribed and detailed with clear glyphs. Djeyhutymose was a scribe under Thuthmosis IV or Amenhotep III during the New Kingdom in Egypt. The cone itself measures 3 1/8" in diameter and 2.5" deep.
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Relics fo the Nile is pleased to present this rare and interesting large carved wood shabti for a scribe. The shabti is carved from sycamore wood and is presented mammiform with a tripartite wig with arms crossed over the chest. A seed sack is painted on the back. The figure is heavily coated in a shiny black resin on the back and the details of the seed sack are presented in yellow. Much of the black resin has been lost from the front, however an old collection label presented this as "The... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this interesting Egyptian New Kingdom shabti torso. The shabti is composed of terra-cotta and nicely decorated in pigments of red, black and white. The cosmetic details, head cloth and agricultural implements are depicted in black pigment and the skin of the figure is presented in red, indicating that this shabti was for a male. Broken at the mid-section, the shabti is custom mounted for ready display. The shabti measures 4.75" in height, 7.5" in... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is thrilled to present this amazing and extremely rare limestone Amarna relief. This is a finely incised talatat fragment dating to the Amarna Period (18th Dynasty, 1344-1344 B.C.) and depicts a hand and arm of Akhenaten and rays from the solar disc. Faint traces of red pigment remain within the rays. Images showing a similar complete scene are attached. This is an extremely rare and affordable opportunity to acquire a detailed piece of an Amarna relief. The relief... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this magnificent lot of 53 Amarna glass amulets (ca. 1,353-1,323 B.C., New Kingdom, Amarna Period). The amulets remain with beautiful, rich colors and glaze, which has made Amarna period amulets so desirable. The lot is made of a grape bunch thistle, blossoms, fish, dancing Bes, wedjats, a wedjat ring (band made from another ring), poppys, leaves, petals and more. These amulets form a very bright and impressive display. Perfect for any collection. ... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this lot of 7 New Kingdom terra-cotta molds from Tell el-Amarna. Two molds have numbers on the bottom in black and red. The molds include a well defined rosette, a seated figure, scepter, collar element, figure of Bes, a scarab and an ankh. Each mold looks to have been used with remains of faience paste inside. The molds range in size from 7/8" to 1" in length. From a private collection in Massachusetts formed in the 1960s and 1970s. Egyptian, New... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is very pleased to present this superb rare ancient Egyptian ushabti. This ushabti remains in choice condition and the body is completely intact. The facial features on this piece are choice and the terracotta color is very solid with traces of the original black pigment remaining. It is a wonderful change of pace from the more common faience ushabti. The facial features are presented with the Nemes headcloth adorning the head. Even the sulk and hoe (agricultural... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is very pleased to present this superb rare ancient Egyptian necklace composed of New Kingdom faience tubular beads (read below for information regarding how the beads were made). The beads are multi-colored and are brilliant in every way, displaying colors of red, white, very bright blue, green, rust, and more! The thick blue and green faience was extremely popular during this period. The length of the necklace measures a very nice 17" in length. The piece has been... Click for details
For your consideration is this fabulous and large, 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom, black steatite scarab. Not a burial placement, this scarab would have been worn by someone as a talisman during everyday life, as evidenced by the even polishing over the surface.
Item measures 25.58 mm (1 ") in length.
Condition: surface polished by natural wear. Item is intact and choice with inscription on the underside. Inscription is not discernable, except for the two opposing ostritch plumes flanking the... Click for details