Red terracotta tablet with three lines of cuneiform writings and two impressions of figurines to the front, and cuneiform on the back. Thousands of terracotta tablets and inscriptions that have been preserved tell about the Sumerian government, law, business practices and religion. The tablets also show that the Sumerians had some knowledge of mathematics, astronomy and medicine. Unusually large.
6 1/4" x 3 1/2"
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Carved wooden guardian, his oval face with a contemplative expression, delicately arched eyebrows, elongated earlobes, heavy lidded almond shaped eyes downcast in meditation, small full bow shaped mouth recessed at the corners, the head encircled by a snake facing in the direction of the face, traces of red, green and black. Light earthen patina.
Authentic Ancient Egyptian artifacts large scarab
Carved light green 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. Unusually large and beautiful. 18th Dynasty.
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