Egyptian, Beaded Horus Falcon and Kebhsenuf Funerary Ornaments, Ptolemaic Period, 304 - 30 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
These beaded Horus Falcon and Kebhsenuf funerary ornaments were likely placed on the chest of a mummy sheathed in strands of blue beads.
AZ33396. Colorful beaded funerary ornament; , Ancient Art and Antiquities, Summer 1977, 17, with original strings, , 7 ¼" Horus Falcon with crowned and spread wings, with pairs of 3 ½" Kebhsenuf, brightly colored turquoise blue, maroon, white yellow, and black beads beads; $2000.00 (€1780.00)
Egyptian, , Ptolemaic to Early Roman, 3rd Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
AB31020. ; height 10.8 cm (3 3/4"), white with traces of green glaze, ornamented with inscribed bands and crescents, two small loop handles, , and , $320.00 (€284.80)
or Levant, Conical Game Piece, c. 300 - 100 B.C.
Senet, from , is man's oldest board game. In , it was often placed in tombs because it was used in a religious gaming ritual performed in or near the tomb in accordance with the Book of the Dead. It was also intended as a pastime for the afterlife. The game is also found in graves in the Levant and as far as and .
AS34488. Gaming token; cf. Malloy, American Games, 26 (baby blue); Petrie, Objects of Daily Use, pp. 53 - 55 & pl. XLVIII (various Egyptian game pieces), 18 mm high, pale green , rounded ; $140.00 (€124.60)
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