Hedgehog    Middle Kingdom, XII-XIII Dynasty, 1938-1700 B.C.E. Egypt    Now located in the Brooklyn Museum    When food is scarce, hedgehogs retreat into underground dens for long periods, only to re-emerge in times of abundance. The Egyptians associated this behavior with rebirth and thus wore amulets in the form of hedgehogs or left figures such as this one in tombs.

Hedgehog Middle Kingdom, XII-XIII Dynasty, 1938-1700 B.C.E. Egypt Now located in the Brooklyn Museum When food is scarce, hedgehogs retreat into underground dens for long periods, only to re-emerge in times of abundance. The Egyptians associated this behavior with rebirth and thus wore amulets in the form of hedgehogs or left figures such as this one in tombs.

Front; Cartouche of Ramesses IX Circa. 1120 to 1077 B.C.  Measurements; h. 6.40 cm.  Materials; faience and clay glaze constituents.   Information; This cartouche is finely incised with his name. He was the eighth King of the XXth Dynasty and ruled from 1129 to 1111 B.C. This cartouche was part of the J.M.E. collection, New York.  Reference; RA1407 COPYRIGHT © Royal Athena

Front; Cartouche of Ramesses IX Circa. 1120 to 1077 B.C. Measurements; h. 6.40 cm. Materials; faience and clay glaze constituents. Information; This cartouche is finely incised with his name. He was the eighth King of the XXth Dynasty and ruled from 1129 to 1111 B.C. This cartouche was part of the J.M.E. collection, New York. Reference; RA1407 COPYRIGHT © Royal Athena

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Front; Sekhmet amulet 2 of 2 Circa. 305 to 330 B.C., Ptolemaic Period Measurement; h. 8.80 cm.     Materials;  Faience and glaze constituents.  Information; Sekhmet is adorned sceptre and headdress bearing a uraeus. This amulet was part of the J.M.E. collection, New York. Acquired from Sotheby’s, New York, June 1988. Exhibited;  The New York International Antiquarian Fine Art Fair, New York, November 2001 Reference; SNP07JE COPYRIGHT © Royal Athena

Front; Sekhmet amulet 2 of 2 Circa. 305 to 330 B.C., Ptolemaic Period Measurement; h. 8.80 cm. Materials; Faience and glaze constituents. Information; Sekhmet is adorned sceptre and headdress bearing a uraeus. This amulet was part of the J.M.E. collection, New York. Acquired from Sotheby’s, New York, June 1988. Exhibited; The New York International Antiquarian Fine Art Fair, New York, November 2001 Reference; SNP07JE COPYRIGHT © Royal Athena

Egyptian turquoise faience Sekhmet head

Egyptian turquoise faience Sekhmet head

Faience amulet of Isis and Horus

Faience amulet of Isis and Horus

Египетская   Бастет львиноголовая богиня сидит на  троне с высокой спинкой. БИРЮЗА ФАЯНС.  Птолемеев период, ок 305-30 до н.э. Х. . 5 3/4 ( 14.6 см) Надпись на спинке в коричнево-черный, блестящий: «декламации Бастет, госпожа Бубастис: Глаз Ра», Бога всех богов ».

Египетская Бастет львиноголовая богиня сидит на троне с высокой спинкой. БИРЮЗА ФАЯНС. Птолемеев период, ок 305-30 до н.э. Х. . 5 3/4 ( 14.6 см) Надпись на спинке в коричнево-черный, блестящий: «декламации Бастет, госпожа Бубастис: Глаз Ра», Бога всех богов ».

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