Ancient Egyptian Head fragment
Carved ivory marble bird head with traces of brown, incised with a diamond pattern to the head, button-hole eyes and a small closed beak. Upper part of a statue. Earthen patina. 26th Dynasty.
Ancient Egyptian artifacts Heart Scarab
Egyptian brown limestone heart scarab, once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the Mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found ”True of Voice” and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. Eight lines of hieroglyphics at the bottom including an Eye of Horus and cartouche. Unusually large and beautiful. Third Intermediate Period.
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