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Egyptian Steatite figure of Horus the Falcon wearing the Double Crown H: 4.3 cm

Lot reference 17945287
Egyptian Steatite figure of Horus the Falcon wearing the Double Crown  H: 4.3 cm

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900-600 B.C.

Culture: Ancient Egyptian
Material: Steatite
Object: Figure of Horus the Falcon
Century/ Timeframe: 900-600 B.C
Origin: Egypt
Condition: Good Condition, See Photo

Egyptian Steatite figure of Horus the Falcon wearing the Double Crown, c. 900-600 B.C.

This well preserved ancient sculpture is the upper half of a once larger figure of Horus the Egyptian Falcon God. He is depicted as wearing a tripartite wig and a double crown which symbolized his rule of upper and lower Egypt.

Horus the Falcon God was Egypt’s first national God worshiped by all of Egypt. Since he was associated with, and accepted by, both Lower and Upper Egypt he played an important role in the unification of Egypt circa 3100 BC. He was one of the most important Gods of ancient Egypt, the worship of Horus spanned over 5,000 years, with mention in records from the late pre-dynastic period through to Roman times. The Turin Canon, describes the Predynastic rulers of Egypt as "the Followers of Horus", and the majority of Pharaohs had an image of Horus at the top of their serekh (a stylized palace facade in which one of the king´s names was written).

Provenance: French collection, acquired in a Paris gallery in the 1970s. A certificate of Authenticity will be provided with this purchase

This piece comes with a purpose built 4cm high stand.

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    eschils January 10, 2019

  • Quick and easy transaction , item as described . Highly recommended

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    Fburgers November 14, 2018

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    De verzending van dit horloge duurt belachelijk lang.
    Het zou al op 3 november in Amsterdam zijn aangekomen volgens USPS.
    Nu is het al 6 dagen later en ik heb nog niets ontvangen.
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    festerina November 3, 2018

  • Estoy pendiente de la entrega. He escrito varias veces al vendedor y no me responde.
    Necesito saber dónde recoger la compra

    user-4ce7247 October 26, 2018

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    I have been working actively with the shipping partner in the US to track this package. The combination of US and Spanish carriers involved with this shipment did lead to some confusion and delays.

    As we now know, the mailing address was incomplete and hence all of these issues occurred. I want you to be happy with this transaction and will continue to work with you to resolve.

    Thank you
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    challenger77773535 October 11, 2018

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    Paul,
    I am truly shocked and humbly apologize that it has taken this long for your item to arrive.
    If it still hasn't arrived, I can offer to send you another one using a Global Express service at my own cost and pay for any of your costs to return the other one (if and when it arrives). Please let me know.
    Thank you
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    Nach nun 5 Wochen und einer Fahrt zum Zollamt (plus Zusatzkosten!!) habe ich endlich die Uhr erhalten. Mein Fazit: Catawiki lohnt nicht! Versteckte Kosten, keine Reaktion auf Anfragen. Note:NEGATIV
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    user-7d50b17 October 10, 2018

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    So sorry for your experience with this transaction. It was shipped 2 days late from the US, but reached Germany 5 days later. The rest of the time it was held in German customs.

    If it makes you feel any better, I made no money on this sale.
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    Un Suivi exemplaire, un emballage excellent, un article conforme à la description, un petit mot sympathique présent à l’ouverture du colis, bref je recommande vivement ce vendeur, merci, cordialement.
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    philiplangen September 20, 2018

  • Received 9 cow parade today. I am delighted with this purchase. No damage occurred in transit due to goods being well packaged. Thanks for the great service.

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    The best seller, thank you very much! Did he work very hard, that I get my won loose after error from the post
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    spartai33 June 6, 2018

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    I'm sorry but the postal system seems to have lost your item. I have been following up with them continually since the order was placed.
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    Fartom May 26, 2018

  • Well packaged and promptly posted. Thank you.

    user-113c81e May 11, 2018

  • I received THE WRONG ITEM!!! PLEASE FIX 4TH REQUEST!!!!!

    tradervice May 10, 2018

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