Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this outstanding and well-wrapped ancient Egyptian mummy. This mummy features fine wrapping with an outer shroud surrounding the ibis within. This is in the style found in similar offerings to the god Thoth and dates to the Ptolemaic period, ca. 350 B.C.. This is a rare mummy and is an excellent example of an ibis mummy. The mummy was originally part of the Wallace N. Stearns collection and was part of the MacMurray College collection in Missouri.
Ptolemaic Marble Miniature Sphinx (305 - 30 BCE) Intact and in excellent condition. Small drill hold on left haunch. 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 3/4". Collection number on bottom as seen in images. Ex: Christie's New York, sticker on base. Sculpture represents the pharaoh as a hybrid creature, a male lion with a human head. Its small size and details of its headdress suggest a date in the Ptolemaic period. The Ptolemaic period was a Hellenistic kingdom based in ancient Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic... Click for details
Ptolemaic Faience Amulet of a Recumbent Lion, ca. 664 - 30 BCE. On custom lucite stand height is 2 1/2". Amulet is 1" x 1 1/2" x 1/2". Some loss as seen in images. Otherwise in excellent condition. In 305 BC, Ptolemy took the title of King. As Ptolemy I Soter ("Saviour"), he founded the Ptolemaic dynasty that was to rule Egypt for nearly 300 years. All the male rulers of the dynasty took the name Ptolemy, while princesses and queens preferred the names Cleopatra, ArsinoĂ« and Berenice.
Egyptian, Ptomemaic Pottery Vessel of a Recumbent Lion, 300 - 100 BCE. Mold-made with mouth of vessel on lion's head. On black custom stand. In very good condition. 2" x 3 1/2" x 2", on stand height is 3". Ex: Archaeological Center, Ltd, Jerusalem. The Ptolemaic dynasty, sometimes also known as the Lagids or Lagidae, was a Macedonian Greek royal family, which ruled the Ptolemaic Kingdom in Egypt during the Hellenistic period. Their rule lasted for 275 years, from 305 to 30 BC. They were the last... Click for details
Veined Red Stone Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic / Early Roman, ca. 2nd Century BCE - 2nd Century CE. Ex: James William McChesney, Nefane, NY (1820 - 1897 CE) Sold at auction Christie's New York. Stone is 5" x 5 1/2" x 4", On stand 9" high. In excellent condition. For similar see Metropolitan Museum collection, gallery 128, Head of a Lion, Ptolemaic Period, 400 - 300 BCE, Accession Number:2012.235. Ptolemy I Soter I, also known as Ptolemy Lagides (c. 367 BC â€“ 283/2 BC), was a Macedonian general... Click for details
Egyptian Glass Pendant with 18K Gold Contemporary Setting, Egyptian Glass ca. 1st Century BCE - 1st Century CE, Found in the Holy Land. In excellent condition, 2" x 1 1/2". In Egypt, the first glass we know of, as a component of faience ware, dates from as far back as the Neolithic Badarian culture at the turn of the 5th and 4th millennia BC. Glass is produced from a mixture of silica-sand, lime and soda, colored with the copper ore malachite and fused at a high temperature. In the oldest... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is thrilled to present this superb large Egyptian falcon-shaped sarcophagus with corn mummy inside. The sarcophagus comes complete with only minor insect holes to the bottom of the piece, which do not detract. The sarcophagus is in absolutely choice condition with clear hieroglyphics to the front of the piece. The glyphs show the name of Osiris "The Manifestation", as well as references to Khnum and Amon "The hidden god" and "He who makes...". The facial features on the... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this superb ancient Egyptian funerary panel. This piece is from the top portion of either a funerary box such as an ushabti box or canopic box or from the back of a chair. The peg holes that attached the piece to the remainder of the funerary piece are still present. This is a funerary piece as is displayed by the colors and styles used, as well as the display of the solar disc with royal uraeus. This is a symbol of royalty, however in this case it is... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is very pleased to present this superb ancient Egyptian ushabti. This example is intact with a tremendous bright ancient color remaining. The color on the piece is simply stunning and remains vibrant to this day without restoration. The most interesting aspect of the color, however, is that this ushabti varies from the more common faience blue and displays a very rich, very vibrant, shiny white color. This glaze forms an impressive alternative to faience blue and makes the... Click for details
Relics of the Nile is proud to present this incredible pair of large Egyptian sarcophagus panels depicting the god Anubis at the top of each and praying females beneath on each. The recumbant Anubis on each panel is depicted in black with the feather of Ma'at (feather of Justice) on the back of each. Beneath the praying women are cross-hatched patterns in red. The panels are in brilliant colors of red, black, blue, yellow, brown, and green. The panels are in tremendous condition and stand an... Click for details