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Greek: ca.500 BC. Bronze bowl 'Fiale'. Turned bronze. Probably a votive item. Diameter at rim 140mm & height 50mm. Attractive green patination overall with encrustation. 1 small dent. VGC.
Egyptian. Original c2000BC. Carved wooden seated priest or vizier figurine. Possibly intended as a child's toy. At one time this figure had arms which swivelled from the shoulder. Evidence of ochre painted finish. 235mm high. Rare. Very few wooden antiquities survive. GC. (1)
 SOLD at A$650
Egyptian. Original 30th dynasty (380-343BC). Ushabti figure, light blue faience 145mm. Hieroglyphs to body, bearded pharaonic (male) figure holding flail & crook. with arms crossed across chest. Originating from group of figures whose original ancient owner is believed to have been Hor-Ankh. (The Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt (notated Dynasty XXX, alternatively 30th Dynasty or Dynasty 30) is usually classified as the fifth Dynasty of the Late Period of ancient Egypt. It was founded after the overthrow of Nepherites II in 380 BC by Nectanebo I, and was disestablished upon the invasion of Egypt by the Achaemenid king Artaxerxes III in 343 BC. This is the final native dynasty of ancient Egypt; after the deposition of Nectanebo II, Egypt fell under foreign domination). VGC. A superior quality, highly attractive & impressive example of pharaonic art. (1)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
Bactria: Original ca 2nd Millennium BC Bactrian garment/cloak pins. A framed display of 9 diff. 6 x are in solid bronze, all with differing terminal designs; 2 x in iron with large bronze terminals of figured urn shape; a larger iron pin with a bone disc terminal inlay. In a deep set 'floating' frame display with plaque: 'Bactrian garment pins, circa 2nd millennium BC Hindu-Kush silk-route, Afghanistan'. Excavated but in surprisingly fine condition. VGC. With cert of authenticity.
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