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Auction 26: Fine Ancient Artifacts

by Ancient Resource LLC


350 lots | 348 with images

December 1, 2013

Live Auction

Montrose, CA, 91020 USA

350 Lots
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A Cypriot terracotta figure of a warrior

Lot 1: A Cypriot terracotta figure of a warrior

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Description: A Cypriot terracotta figure of a warrior, c. 750 - 480 BC, holding circular shield and pointed helmet, his feet are together with the ends of his feet or shoes pointing upward. H: 6" (15.2 cm). Right arm lost, dark deposits throughout. Mounted on antique wood base. Ex Midwest collection.

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A Roman light blue glass candlestick unguentarium

Lot 2: A Roman light blue glass candlestick unguentarium

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Description: A Roman light blue glass candlestick unguentarium with a tall neck and a wide, hemispherical base, c. 1st-3rd Century AD, H: 6 1/8 in (15.6cm). Two small holes in the base and what appears to be a thin repair line. Ex Property from the Estate of Dr. Ivan Jeanne Weiler, Urbana, Illinois.

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A Greek Bull protome

Lot 3: A Greek Bull protome

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Description: A Greek Bull protome, c. 5th - 4th Century BC, with three holes for mounting, H: 3 3/4 in (9.5 cm). Has some minor losses and mounted to antique wooden base with a label that reads 'Terracotta Head Of An Ox, An Apis Bull?'. Ex Charles Ryan collection, early 20th Century.

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A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment

Lot 4: A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment

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Description: A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment with some decorative carvings, c. 1st Millenium BC, H: 5 1/3 in (13.5cm), W: 3 7/8 in (10cm). Ex Property from the Estate of Benjamin and Louise Pritz, Cincinnati, Ohio

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A Mehrgarh terracotta seated female figure

Lot 4A: A Mehrgarh terracotta seated female figure

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Description: A Mehrgarh terracotta seated female figure, Indus Valley Civilization, c. 3000 - 2500 BC, depicted seated, her features simplified with wide, round eyes and large nose, multi-layered wig or headdress falling onto her shoulders and wearing a broad collar of multiple strands with central pendant over her enormous breasts. H: 3 7/8 in (9.8 cm). Loss of the left arm. Ex New York Private Collection.

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A Minoan terracotta figure of a siren

Lot 5: A Minoan terracotta figure of a siren

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Description: A Minoan terracotta figure of a siren in bird form with a female face, c. 500 BC, H: 3 1/2 in (9cm), L: 4 in (10.1cm). Appears to have been submerged under water for quite some time indicated by the type of encrustation. Ex Private English Victorian Collection.

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A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure

Lot 6: A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure

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Description: A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure of a woman seated in a chair, c. 3rd-2nd Century BC, 5 3/4 in (14.7cm). The head, feet, hands, and the feet of the chair are missing, and there is chipping around the body. A unique and very cool piece for a collection. Ex New Orleans private collection, the original owner worked for King Faisal of Saudi Arabia and acquired many art objects as gifts during the 1950's and 1960's while participating in archaeological excavations for the king.

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An attractive Kymer-style stone head from Cambodia

Lot 7: An attractive Kymer-style stone head from Cambodia

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Description: An attractive Kymer-style stone head from Cambodia, nicely rendered in the spirit of the c. 8th century original, representing a hybrid divinity, half Shiva and half Vishnu. Finely carved with full outlined lips, broad triangular nose, elongated earlobes, almond-shaped eyes and arched eyebrows in relief. A vertical third eye is incised on the forehead and the divinity wears a tall mitre-shaped crown decorated on the right hand side, which represents Shiva. H: 9 in (23 cm). Nicely mounted on a custom base.

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An obsidian core from blade napping

Lot 8: An obsidian core from blade napping

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Description: An obsidian core from blade napping, Paleolithic - Neolithic, with good form and nice desert varnish, H: 3 in (7.6 cm); W: 3 3/4 in (9.5 cm). Ex Charles Ryan collection, early 20th Century.

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Romano-Egyptian terracotta orante-type figure

Lot 9: Romano-Egyptian terracotta orante-type figure

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Description: A Romano-Egyptian terracotta orante-type figure, c. 1st Century BC-1st Century AD, wearing a halo-like headdress. She rests her hands on the sides of her pot belly. An orante figure was a female figure of early Christian art with arms spread open meant as a representation of the soul in the Other world H: 6 7/8 in (17.5cm). Ex New York Private Collection.

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European limestone relief

Lot 10: European limestone relief

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Description: A European limestone relief with half-length figure of a Monarch, Renaissance, 15th - 16th Century, a square architectural element with square recessed hole on left side. The Monarch is frontally facing, his features somewhat stiff with large eyes and long neck. His clothing is nicely detailed and both hands are visible, each clutching an uncertain object. 9 in x 7 1/4 in x 8 in (22.8 x 18.4 x 20.3 cm). Some minor chipping and weathering, traces of original paint still remain. Mounted on a wood base. Ex property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.

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A nice Greek Xenon-ware juglet

Lot 11: A nice Greek Xenon-ware juglet

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Description: A nice Greek Xenon-ware juglet, Magnia Graecia, c. 330 - 325 BC, nicely decorated with a laurel leaf pattern around the body with pellets between the individual leaves, a ray pattern around the shoulder. Beneath the handle an asterisk is formed by lines of decoration. Some small chipping and earthen deposits, and wear to slip. H: 2 1/2 in (6.4 cm). Ex Victorian Collection near Essex, England.

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19th Century Persian knife with scabbard

Lot 12: 19th Century Persian knife with scabbard

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Description: An attractive 19th Century Persian knife with scabbard, the brass handle set with mother of pearl and red and black enamel. Intact with a choice blade, the scabbard with some wear. L: 11 1/8 in (28.2 cm). Ex Thomas Cotterill collection, UK, acquired in the 19th Century.

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Lot 13: 2 Egyptian faience Eye of Horus amulets

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Description: A lot of 2 Egyptian faience Eye of Horus amulets, the first is a bicolor quadruple Eye of Horus amulet, 3rd Intermediate Period, c. 1075 - 664 BC, with domed body and deep blue color with black detailing, (2.2 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm), the second is a Late Period type, c. 664 - 332 BC, the glaze now a deep purple color, (1.9 x 1.8 cm). Both intact and attractive. Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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Egyptian finds from the Sinai Peninsula

Lot 14: Egyptian finds from the Sinai Peninsula

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Description: A lot of Egyptian finds from the Sinai Peninsula, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, and include a gilded bronze head of a figure, (2.3 x 1.8 cm), a weathered Eye of Horus amulet, (3.5 x 2.7 cm), and a faience head from an ushabti figure, (1.5 x 1.2 cm). Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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Large blue faience scarab from a pectoral

Lot 15: Large blue faience scarab from a pectoral

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Description: A large blue faience scarab from a pectoral, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, with holes for stitching them to the netting of a mummy. 2 5/8" x 1 ¾" (6.8 x 4.4 cm). Intact. Ex Los Angeles private collection. Silver 150 300 400

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A pair of Islamic carved stone amulets

Lot 15A: A pair of Islamic carved stone amulets

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Description: A pair of Islamic carved stone amulets. The first is a grey-green stone amulet, c. 12th - 15th Century AD, beautifully carved with circles and lines, holed at the top for suspension. L: 2 ¼ in (5.7 cm). The second is an oval jasper plaque containing four lines of Persian script. 3.6 x 2.3mm. Both intact and attractive. Ex J. L. Malter collection; Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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Egyptian Predynastic serrated stone blade

Lot 16: Egyptian Predynastic serrated stone blade

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Description: An Egyptian Predynastic serrated stone blade, Fayum, c. 4000 - 3000 BC, in yellowish jasper with attractive desert varnish. Old collection notes in ink: "FAYUM 1934 L19." L: 4 ¼" (10.8 cm). Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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An Egyptian Red-Ware molded flask

Lot 17: An Egyptian Red-Ware molded flask

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Description: An Egyptian Red-Ware molded flask, Ptolemaic, 2nd - 1st Century BC, with single closed handle at side of narrow neck. The vessel is decorated on each side with a central band of over-lapping petals and a central figure of Harpokrates, double ridges above and below, a crown consisting of a solar disk, bull's horns and plumes on the shoulder, lotus petals around the foot. H: 6 1/8 in (15.6 cm). Intact, earthen deposits. An interesting vessel which served a votive purpose much like the "pilgrim's flask". Cf. Bailey, Ptolemaic and Roman Terracottas from Egypt in the BM, (London, 2008), p. 167, no. 365 for a similar example. Ex German private collection.

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Attractive tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine

Lot 18: Attractive tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine

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Description: An attractive tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine, c. 18th - 19th Century, the broad rim with alternating designs of stylized plants, the bowl itself with a central medallion surrounded by a 'rope' pattern. Dia: 13 ½" (34 cm). A nice example and nicely toned. From the collection of an Armenian industrialist who lived in Beirut over 40 years ago.

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Small, tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine

Lot 19: Small, tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine

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Description: A small, tinned-copper food bowl, Levantine, c. 18th - 19th Century, the broad rim with alternating stylized designs. A pleasing example with a few old brazed repairs around the interior. Dia: 11 3/8" (28.9 cm). From the collection of an Armenian industrialist who lived in Beirut over 40 years ago.

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A European silver ring, 15th-16th Century

Lot 20: A European silver ring, 15th-16th Century

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Description: A European silver ring, c. 15th - 16th Century, the shank and edges of the highly domed bezel decorated with filigree, a small carnelian cabochon at its summit. Intact with nice tone. H: 3.8 cm, ring size about 9 ¼. Ex North Carolina private collection.

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Greek black-ware juglet from the Holy Land

Lot 21: Greek black-ware juglet from the Holy Land

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Description: A small Greek black-ware juglet from the Holy Land, c. 1000 - 600 BC, the body rounded with tubular spout and single handle. Intact with nice earthen deposits. H: 4 1/8 in (10.7 cm). mounted on a custom stand. Ex North Carolina private collection.

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Ancient Egyptian-style alabaster bowl

Lot 22: Ancient Egyptian-style alabaster bowl

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Description: An ancient Egyptian-style alabaster bowl, nicely formed with a raised disk foot. Intact with nice translucent walls with beautiful banding. H: 2" (5.1 cm); Dia: 5 1/8" (13 cm). Ex Donald Simmons collection, UK.

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Greek Black-Ware Olpe, Magnia Graecia

Lot 23: Greek Black-Ware Olpe, Magnia Graecia

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Description: A Greek Black-Ware Olpe, Magnia Graecia, c. 4th - 3rd Century BC, with double coil handle, the rounded body nicely decorated with incised panels. H: 3" (7.6 cm). Minor repair to rim. Ex Orange County private collection.

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A Greek black glazed olpe, Apulia

Lot 24: A Greek black glazed olpe, Apulia

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Description: A Greek black glazed olpe, Apulia, 4th Century BC, with ribbed sides and double handle. H: 3 1/3 in (8.4cm). Intact. Ex Property from a private San Francisco Estate. Estate residuary beneficiary California Pacific Medical Center Foundation.

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A Greek black glazed pottery guttus

Lot 25: A Greek black glazed pottery guttus

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Description: A Greek black glazed pottery guttus, South Italy, c. 4th-3rd Century B.C., with a ring handle and foot, with the discus decorated in relief of a winged Nike, H: 3 ¾ in (9.5cm). Ex Southern California private collection, acquired before 1970.

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An Egyptian mummified human right hand

Lot 25A: An Egyptian mummified human right hand

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Description: An Egyptian mummified human right hand, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, well-preserved with intact nails. The skin, darkened from the embalming resins, now stable and leather-like. Old cord around wrist from prior 19th century curiosity collection. L: 8 1/8" (20.7 cm). One of the most beautiful and delicatly formed hands we have ever seen great example! Ex Private collection of retired English Doctor

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Egyptian Pre-Dynastic assemblage of 3 flint tools

Lot 25B: Egyptian Pre-Dynastic assemblage of 3 flint tools

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Description: An Egyptian Pre-Dynastic assemblage of 3 flint tools, c. 5500 - 3000 BC, consisting of 3 bladed implements, two very finely knapped. Each with lovely coloring and desert varnish. L: 2 7/8 in (7.3 cm) to 3 ¾ in (9.5 cm). Ex Orange County private collection.

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A nice Predynastic stone jar

Lot 26: A nice Predynastic stone jar

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Description: A nice Predynastic stone jar, c. 3000 BC, carved from beautiful alabaster with banding and mottling. H: 5 1/8 in (13 cm). Single rim chip, very neat custom metal base. Ex Joseph S. Melchione collection.

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Early Dynastic green siltstone bowl

Lot 27: Early Dynastic green siltstone bowl

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Description: An Early Dynastic green siltstone bowl (schist), c. 3100-2686 BC. Artfully rendered with what appears to be a naturally occurring unfilled crack which does not affect stability, W: 5 ¾ in (14.6cm), H: ¾ in (2cm). Metasiltstones were used during the Predynastic period for palettes, vases, bowls, cups, spoons, ornamental objects, and bracelets. Stone vessels and statues of metasiltstones are also known from the Early Dynastic period onwards. As well, starting in the Old Kingdom, and through the rest of ancient Egyptian history, both metasiltstone and metagreywacke were used for large items such as sarcophagi, stelai, naoi, and statues. Ex New York private collection.

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A large Egyptian alabaster vase

Lot 28: A large Egyptian alabaster vase

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Description: A large Egyptian alabaster vase, Old Kingdom, III-VI Dynasty, c. 2686-2181 BC, of simple ovoid form with a flat base and round rim. Dark veining around the vessel, H: 10 in (25.4cm). Ex Southern California private collection; English private collection; sold at Christie's London in the 1970's.

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Egyptian Old Kingdom alabaster jar

Lot 28A: Egyptian Old Kingdom alabaster jar

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Description: An Egyptian Old Kingdom alabaster jar, 4th - 6th Dynasty, c. 2618 - 2131 BC, quite tall and slender and carved from highly translucent stone with lovely banding. The sides slowly curve inward with wide, flat base and flared mouth with flat rim. H: 6 3/4 in (17.2 cm). Some restoration to a few areas of the rim and an area on one side. The foot with some wear and minor chipping, mineral deposits throughout. A classic Old Kingdom shape! Cf. Petrie, 'Stone and Metal Vases.' British School of Archaeology in Egypt. (1937), pl. II for type. Ex English private collection.

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Old Kingdom Pink and Taupe stone bowl

Lot 29: Old Kingdom Pink and Taupe stone bowl

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Description: An Old Kingdom Pink and Taupe stone bowl, c. 2686-2160 BC. The stone a pinkish tan, flowing seamlessly into taupe. Carved from a hard stone with a slightly bowed rim and return into its self, H: 7 in (17.8cm), W: 3 ¾ in (9.5cm). Exhibiting fine quality workmanship throughout. The stone a pinkish tan, flowing seamlessly into taupe. Ex Southern California private collection.

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Egyptian Old Kingdom limestone relief

Lot 30: Egyptian Old Kingdom limestone relief

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Description: An Egyptian Old Kingdom limestone relief, 3rd - 6th Dynasty, c. 2686 - 2181 BC, with hieroglyphic characters - snake, a bound papyrus and a facing human head, vertical column border to either side. 5 ½ in x 4 ½ in (13.3 x 11.4 cm). Two old mounts on back for suspension. Acquired in the 1970's for a south German private collection.

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An Egyptian limestone relief, Old Kingdom

Lot 31: An Egyptian limestone relief, Old Kingdom

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Description: An Egyptian limestone relief, Old Kingdom, c. 2686-2181 B.C., probably from Saqqara or Giza, showing two columns of hieroglyphs in sunken relief for 'the chief lector priest', the rest unintelligible, H: 11in (28cm) high, mounted. Ex Southern California private collection.

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Roman marble relief depicting a potter's shop

Lot 31A: Roman marble relief depicting a potter's shop

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Description: A wonderful Roman marble relief depicting a potter's shop, c. 2nd Century AD, the potter is seen sitting at his wheel or low table attaching a handle to an amphora. Around him finished vessels and figure line the shelves and stands, the fine brickwork of his shop finely detailed and in the distance one sees a monumental building. Standing over the craftsman is either the owner of the shop or a customer, gazing intently at the work, his clothing finely detailed. This is a fabulous example of daily live at the height of the Roman Empire. 6 in x 4 in (15.2 x 10.2 cm). Rear of the piece exhibits either encrustation or the original wall adhesive. Ex English collection assembled in the 1950's-60's.

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Rare Egyptian granite mace head

Lot 32: Rare Egyptian granite mace head

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Description: A rare and unusual Egyptian granite mace head, Middle Kingdom, c. 2030-1640. Reverse pear shaped in design and with a drilled hole penetrating through but not completely widened out at the bottom, H: 2 1/8 in (5.5cm)x W: 2 1/8 in (5.5cm). This piece exemplifies both the beauty and the construction technique of a weapon of war. Marble was the material of choice for the typical soldier but granite was reserved for the elite. From the Archeology Online Journal article Women, Weaponry and Warfare in Ancient Egypt: A Brief Examination of Available Evidence, author Rebecca Dean mentions: "Remaining in the 12th Dynasty, an internment within the pyramid of Amenemhet III contained the remains of two middle-aged queens from Amenemhet III's reign. The queens were buried with granite mace-heads. Again, these mace-heads could possibly have been used as functional weapons." Ex Southern California private collection.

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Large Egyptian relief depicting a pair of priests

Lot 33: Large Egyptian relief depicting a pair of priests

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Description: A large Egyptian relief depicting a pair of priests, Middle Kingdom, 12th - 13th Dynasty, c. 1750 - 1700 BC, each with a staff in their extending right hands. Each priest is bald and wears a kilts and beaded collar. The relief is in painted plaster over mud brick with minor losses to edges and mineral deposits throughout. 14" x 12 3/8" (35.4 x 32 cm), nicely mounted on a custom metal stand and lucite box with polished wood base with inscribed brass plaque. A lovely piece! Acquired by Dr. Gerald Smith from the Haerr collection, brought into the US between the mid 1930's to 1970. Previously exhibited in the California State University San Bernardino Museum, and was on loan to the Museum of Man, San Diego, California. Ex San Diego, CA private collection.

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Egyptian stone kohl jar in the form of an 'ib'

Lot 35: Egyptian stone kohl jar in the form of an 'ib'

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Description: A magnificent Egyptian serpentine kohl jar in the form of an 'ib' or heart, Late New Kingdom - 3rd Intermediate Period, c. 1292 - 945 BC, well-formed with narrow opening drilled straight down, the content originally accessed with an applicator. Around the opening is an incised oval which runs parallel to the rim, perhaps the artist decided not to open the mouth of the vessel to this extent. H: 2 ½ in (6.4 cm). Intact with nice surfaces, the interior encrusted with earthen deposits. Ex San Diego private collection.

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An Egyptian basalt palette for pigment

Lot 35A: An Egyptian basalt palette for pigment

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Description: An Egyptian basalt palette for pigment, Old Kingdom, c. 2686 - 2181 BC, quite substantial the sides angles and bottom flat. At center a rectangular depression with wide, flat rim. 4 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in (11.2 x 7.3 x 2.8 cm). Some chipping, old collection numbers in white paint. Ex Orange County private collection.

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A rare and unusual Egyptian squat alabastron

Lot 36: A rare and unusual Egyptian squat alabastron

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Description: A rare and unusual Egyptian squat alabastron, c. 1479-1425 B.C., composed of banded Egyptian alabaster, H: 4 1/5 in (10.7cm). The design of the first Egyptian alabastra was inspired by the columnar shape, a palm capital and a stand. The squat alabastron is closest to this original design. Ex collection of Lord Kitchener (Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener).

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Egyptian pseudo-block statue of official

Lot 37: Egyptian pseudo-block statue of official

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Description: An Egyptian serpentine stone inscribed pseudo-block statue of an official, New Kingdom, c. 1550-1069 BC. Likely from Thebes, Karnak Temple, Eighteenth Dynasty, during the reign of Tuthmosis III (C.1390-1352 B.C.), and made from serpentine stone quarried at Wadi Umm Esh in the Wadi Atalla area. The block statue is a type of memorial statue that first emerged in the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. The block statue grew in popularity in the New Kingdom and the Third Intermediate Period, and by the Late Period, this type of statue was the most common. These statues were used in temples typically as funerary monuments of non-royal yet important individuals. According to primary sources from the New Kingdom, the posture of the statue was possibly intended to resemble a guardian seated in the gateway of a temple. In addition, their simple shape provided ample flat surfaces for inscriptions of offerings and invocations. Block statues consist of a man squatting with his knees drawn up to his chest and his arms folded on top his knees. Often, these men are wearing a "wide cloak" that reduces the body of the figure to a simple block-like shape. Most of the detail is reserved for the head of the individual being depicted. In some instances the modeling of the limbs has been retained by the sculptor. There are two basic types of block statues: ones with the feet completely covered by the cloak and ones with the feet uncovered.

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An Egyptian alabaster head of a goddess

Lot 38: An Egyptian alabaster head of a goddess

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Description: An Egyptian alabaster head of a goddess, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, perhaps Isis, wearing a tripartite wig surmounted by a vulture, the base of her headdress in ringed in erect cobras (uraei), the headdress itself, now lost, was originally fitted in the square hole in the base and was probably of another material. The goddess' face is nicely carved with round cheeks, large eyes and purses lips. H: 2 ½ in (6.3 cm). Some wear and mounted to a custom stone base. Ex English private collection.

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An Egyptian limestone trial piece

Lot 39: An Egyptian limestone trial piece

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Description: An Egyptian limestone trial piece, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, wearing a Nemes head cloth with uraeus, the features beautifully detailed with extended cosmetic lines, a compact nose and narrow, pursed lips. H: 2 5/8 in (6.7 cm). Losses to the side, mineral deposits and traces of pigment throughout. Mounted on an antique marble base. Ex property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.

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Egyptian limestone head of a man

Lot 40: Egyptian limestone head of a man

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Description: A nice Egyptian limestone head of a man, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, wearing a plain wig with ears protruding, the features are well defined with wide nose and large eyes, the brow nicely delineated. H: 4 ½ in (11.4 cm). Mounted on a custom wood base. Repaired from a few pieces and with the obvious losses to the right side of the head. Ex Joseph S. Melchione collection.

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A steatite figure of the God Anubis

Lot 41: A steatite figure of the God Anubis

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Description: A steatite figure of the God Anubis, Late Period, c. 663-30 BC, depicted in a seated position with elbows on knees and hands to his face, wearing a cloak that covers his back and rear of head, H: 2 1/3 in (5.5cm). Fur details his limbs and rear. Ex collection of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.

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Coptic marble sculpture of Adam and Eve

Lot 42: Coptic marble sculpture of Adam and Eve

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Description: A very interesting Coptic marble sculpture of Adam and Eve. H: ll ½ in (29.2cm). According to tradition, the Egyptians were introduced to Christianity in Alexandria by St. Mark around 42 AD. This left a legacy of native Egyptian Christians, known as the Coptic people. Ex collection of Jacques La Verre, France, acquired in 1978 as a gift from Habib Bourguiba, a Tunisian statesman, the founder and first president of the Republic of Tunisia from July 25, 1957 until November 7, 1987.

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A cast bronze situla, Late Period

Lot 43: A cast bronze situla, Late Period

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Description: A cast bronze situla, Late Period, c. 664-30 BC. The body cast in shallow relief with three registers including one depicting figures of deities, H: 3 ¾ in (9.6cm). Ex Chicago private collection.

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An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris

Lot 44: An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris

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Description: An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, mummiform, wearing Atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms at chest, hands together holding a crook and flail. Intact, repaired at midsection. H: 4 3/8 in (11.1 cm). Mounted on an antique wooden base. Ex Charles Ryan collection.

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