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Item:264122958999Greetings from South Florida ~ Here we offer for your consideration ~ A AUTHENTIC~ANCIENT Egyptian bright blue/aqua ~Faience SHABATI for NESTANEBETTAWY~Third Intermediate Period, 21st dynasty, Circa 1085-935 B.C. Carved from LIMESTONE. Wearing a striated tripartite wig, holding two picks and a seed bag over the shoulders against the back, with a single column of hieroglyphs details in a dark black glaze. These types of artifact's were typically part of a large trove of treasures found in a funerary chamber. Legally excavated in the EARLY 1900's. Found in 2 pieces. The repair was obviously done with minimal effort, many decades ago. Though some of the color of turquoise blue is faded more in some areas than others. The black, hand painted decoration and glyphs still hold most of their color and are easily deciphered. A beautiful, ALL-NATURALLY occurring patina has developed after surviving the climate changes and elements over the course of thousands of years! Signs of manganese can be seen adding to its assurance of authenticity. Manganese is a mold spore bloom that can ONLY develop after LONG periods of time(hundreds to thousands of years). An amazing and quite RARE ~ Authentic Egyptian artifact to add to your own collection of treasures Of dynastic EGYPT! Measures approx. 6 5/8 inches tall, and a width of approx, 2 1/2 inches, From front to rear measures approx. 2 inches. SOLD AS-IS! I ANY questions??? Please do ask. Item will be DOUBLE-BOXED, and will be PROPERLY packaged for shipment. Sent with INSURANCE and delivery confirmation. Payment is expected promptly within 48 hours of auction end. This is ONLY to INSURE a SPEEDY shipment time from our door to yours!!!! Thank you for taking the time to view OUR listing. Have a GREAT DAY!!!Condition:Artifact is SOLD AS-IS! Legally excavated. damage is centuries, to thousands of years old. Minimal restoration(glues together) NO paint touch-ups or RESTORATION WORK of any kind! 100% Genuine and AUTHENTIC EGYPTIAN ARTIFACT!, Material:Limestone, Provenance:Late-Egyptologist/Archaeologist Collection, California Prop 65 Warning:Artifact is NOT A TOY and is for ADULT USE/DISPLAY ONLY! SOLD AS-IS!
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EGYPTIAN Glazed Blue aqua Faience~Shabati For NESTANEBETTAWY 21st Dynasty