A Fine Ancient Egyptian Tomb Amulet Of Bes WITH ORIGINAL 19TH CENTURY COLLECTION LABEL

£56.77 15 Bids Sold, £7.30 Shipping, eBay Money Back Guarantee

Seller: nordovicum (726) 100%, Location: DORSET, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 283263726725 A FINE, ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TOMB AMULET OF THE GOD BES. IT WAS COLLECTED DURING THE 19TH CENTURY AND BEEN MOUNTED ON TO AN EBONIZED, TURNED WOODEN BASE IN THE TYPICAL, POPULAR STYLE OF THE PERIOD, THE BASE AFFIXED WITH ITS ORIGINAL COLLECTION LABEL, THE BEAUTIFULLY HANDWRITTEN INK INSCRIPTION, (WITH INCORRECT IDENTIFICATION), READS, 'TYPHON, GOD OF EVIL', THE FIGURE WITH ADHERING EARTHY DEPOSITS. AMULETS SUCH AS THIS EXAMPLE WERE BURIED WITH THE DEAD, OFTEN ENCLOSED WITHIN THE MUMMY WRAPPINGS OF THE DECEASED. THEY WERE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE MAGICAL PROTECTION, INVOKING THE POWER OF THE PARTICULAR GOD THEY REPRESENTED, DEFENDING THE OWNER FROM MALEVOLENT FORCES.THIS WONDERFUL FIGURE MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 1 1/8 INCHES HIGH, (1 5/8 INCHES IN HEIGHT INCLUDING THE BASE). PLEASE SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE QUALITY PIECES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FROM MY LIFELONG COLLECTION.

PicClick Insights PicClick Exclusive
  •  Popularity - 275 views, 9.5 views per day, 29 days on eBay. Super high amount of views. 1 sold, 0 available. Very high amount of bids.
  •  Price -
  •  Seller - 726+ items sold. 0% negative feedback. Great seller with very good positive feedback and over 50 ratings.
Similar Items