Menat of Taharqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Taharqo, ca. 690–664 b.c. This faience menat represents part of a heavy necklace carried in ritual scenes. Menat was Egyptian artifact which, like the sistrum, was closely connected with the goddess Hathor. It was held in the hand by its counterpoise and used as a rattle by Hathor's priestesses. Often it was worn as a protective amulet, even by Apis bulls, the sons of Hathor.
Vintage Liddle Kiddle Sweet Pea Kologne Doll And Bottle And Stand
Liddle Kiddles are little, tiny dolls that were sold in the late 1960s. They were manufactured from 1966-1971 by Mattel. The name is a play on words for the term 'little kid'. These dolls were all the rage in the late 60s and many other toy companies made copycats, to try to cash in on the new 'tiny doll phenomenon'.
The cartonnage case of Djedkhonsefankh, who was a priest of Amun in the late 9th century BCE. Cartonnage cases were used as the innermost coffins during dynasties 22-24, and were made in a similar manner to papier mache, with plastered and painted linen. A seam on the back allowed the mummy to be inserted.
Statuette of the goddess Taweret, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332–30 B.C. Egyptian. Taweret's domain was the protection of pregnant women, especially during childbirth. Her grotesque image, intended to frighten away demons and other deadly creatures, combines human, hippopotamus, crocodile, and lion attributes.