Sands of Time Antiquities

Kemah, TX, United States


  • A ROYAL FAIENCE NECKLACE

    This rare bluegreen faience cartouche pendant carries the raised inscription Seti Merenptah ie: " Seti, beloved of Ptah" the nomen (birth name) for Seti I. Originally part of a broad collar, it is now strung on a necklace of blue cylindrical and spherical faience beads. Seti I was the ...

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  • A SUMERIAN ALABASTER RECTANGULAR BOWL

    A small alabaster dish with a rectangular rim, circular bowl, square bottom, two engraved lines running around the rim, and decorative cuts along the edges of the exterior. Background: As clay was the most abundant material found in the Mesopotamian valley, stone was mostly imported due to ...

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  • EGYPTIAN BRECCIA LUG VESSEL

    superbly crafted white breccia vessel, the soft, aggregate stone comprising a variety of grey to black inclusions in a soft cream matrix. The elegant form is characteristic of early dynastic stone vases, the perforated twin horizontal lug handles placed on the shoulders, the rounded rim offset, on ...

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  • EGYPTIAN BRONZE HORUS FALCON

    Depicting the god Horus as a falcon, this well cast, and richly detailed falcon wears the Double Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, fronted by the royal uraeus. The head has lidded oval eyes and a hooked beak. Thick, heavy ridges of the legs and rough skin of the talons contrast with the delicacy of ...

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  • EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AND CARNELIAN BEAD

    For the Egyptians, gold was the color of the flesh of the gods, the color of divinity. Carnelian held special significance for it was not only connected with blood and hence energy dynamism and power but also Seth, the Egyptian god of war, chaos and storms. This striking necklace features long ...

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  • GREEK GOLD ATHENA RING

    A beautiful gold ring with flat D-shaped hoop, the flat circular bezel depicting a finely engraved intaglio of a helmeted Athena, the Greek goddess of war and wisdom, seated on a throne. Before her is a lit thymiaterion, the smoke curling into the sky. Athena sits in profile, with one arm extended ...

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  • MEDIEVAL CRUSADER KNIGHTLY SWORD

    A classic sword from the Age of Chivalry, oft mentioned in poems, monuments and chronicle as “ Swerdes of Were”, “ Grans Espees d Allemagne”, and “ Schlacht Schwerte”, that always indicated large size and specific purpose. Capable of being wielded in either both hands or one, this rare ...

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  • SUMERIAN STONE STAMP SEAL

    of carved steatite, the domed seal with raised central drill-hole and radiating lines to both sides, the base with deep incised impression of a wolf, head raised to the sky as if howling.

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Sue McGovern-Huffman

709 Bradford Ave, Kemah, TX - 77565, United States