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Marble Falcon of Horus.  Hand Carved.  Statue.  Figure.  Nile Valley, Aswan, Egypt

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    The Falcon of Horus – wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt – is an image of divine kingship. The king was associated with the sky god as the “Living Horus,” and he was thought to represent the rule of the gods on earth. Horus is… Continue reading

Egyptian Goddess Isis Mask.  Stone.  Valley of Kings.  Egypt.

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    Original pieces from ancient Egypt are almost impossible to acquire at a reasonable price.  And there are the issues of importing, exporting, authentication and language.   With that said, here is an item that is old but not necessarily ancient.   Isis (aka Aset) – a major… Continue reading

Antique Tin-Glazed Faience Canopic Jars. Clay.  Stone. Set of four.  Egypt

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    Canopic jars were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process.  Internal soft organs of the deceased to be mummified were stored in these jars . . .  away from the body.  Lungs were stored in a jar representing Horus’s son, Hapi (baboon); the… Continue reading
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