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Item:202750347143For sale is an authentic faience ancient Egyptian faience rosette. Its deep blue lustre dates it distinctly to the reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 BC, and is guaranteed authentic. It likely comes from the city of Amarna itself, and it is typical of the high quality workmanship found in this narrow time band and restricted geographic location. This amulet is approximately 3,300 years old. It is just 8mm in diameter, and would have been part of a collar, composed of many tiny elements such as this. If you are looking to start a collection of GENUINE ancient Egyptian artefacts, this is your starting point. Simple items such as this are excellent study pieces which will help you to learn what real ancient Egyptian faience looks like, helping you to sort the good from the bad. For the avoidance of doubt: this is an authentic ancient Egyptian artefact, dating from the period stated. Be careful when buying antiquities on eBay, as almost all in the Ancient Egyptian category are fake. In particular, be aware that the sale of antiquities directly from Egypt would be a serious criminal offence under Egyptian law. You can be certain that any item offered for sale on eBay to be shipped directly from Egypt is a modern made item. The seller of this item offers twenty years of experience in the study of Egyptian artefacts and history and offers an unconditional lifetime guarantee of authenticity on all items sold, should a competent authority ever dispute the description of the item. Join us at www.yahoo.com/groups/ancientartifacts : 3500 academics, dealers and collectors: newby friendly, more like a coffee shop than a a lecture theatre, and with a focus on the good and the bad on eBay! Tim Haines - listowner since 2002.Colour:Blue, Material:faience, Type:Amulets
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SHABTISHOP - GENUINE Tiny Amarna Faience Rosette, 1353–1336 BC