Egyptian bestiary animals

Egyptian cat - Egyptian jackal - Egyptian falcon mummy - Bronze snake - Egyptian bronze mongoose - Egyptian uraeus - Apis bull - Baboon - Egyptian frog
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Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian fish mummy, latus niloticus, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian fish mummuy of a young "latus niloticus" found in an offering vessel made from clay in Esna, the greek ancient name of Esna was Latopolis, named after this holy fish. This fish has been not mummified by Egyptians but has been naturally mummified with egyptian clima, 4.8 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian snake cobra from bronze arm holding a cobra, 1st century B.C.-1st century. Egyptian bronze snake cobra, Graeco Roman bronze statue of Isis holding  cobra uraeus finely detailed with solar disc headdress, tail wound around the wrist of the extended arm, small pin at base of arm suggests it was part of a larger figure, 7 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian snake cobra from bronze arm holding a cobra, 1st century B.C.-1st century. Egyptian bronze snake cobra, Graeco Roman bronze statue of Isis holding cobra uraeus finely detailed with solar disc headdress, tail wound around the wrist of the extended arm, small pin at base of arm suggests it was part of a larger figure, 7 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian Uraeus on Maat feather, Late period, 664-332 B.C. Egyptian Uraeus on Egyptian bronze feather from Atef crown of Osiris with inlay, fine bronze casting of an Atef feather, bulls horn and uraeus cobra wearing solar disc along base, large ostrich plume with multiple horizontal incised lines, 12 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian Uraeus on Maat feather, Late period, 664-332 B.C. Egyptian Uraeus on Egyptian bronze feather from Atef crown of Osiris with inlay, fine bronze casting of an Atef feather, bulls horn and uraeus cobra wearing solar disc along base, large ostrich plume with multiple horizontal incised lines, 12 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, Late period, 664-300 B.C. Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, the box contained the mummified remains of a mongoose within the hollow rectangular base open on one side and was an amuletic device to protect against snakes. The ichneumon mongoose was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs, together with the shrew mouse, it was regarded as the animal manifestation of the god Horus at Letopolis in the Delta, 6.3 cm long. Private…

Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, Late period, 664-300 B.C. Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, the box contained the mummified remains of a mongoose within the hollow rectangular base open on one side and was an amuletic device to protect against snakes. The ichneumon mongoose was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs, together with the shrew mouse, it was regarded as the animal manifestation of the god Horus at Letopolis in the Delta, 6.3 cm long. Private…

Egyptian Uraeus on Maat feather, Late period, 664-332 B.C. Egyptian Uraeus on Egyptian bronze feather from Atef crown of Osiris with inlay, fine bronze casting of an Atef feather, bulls horn and uraeus cobra wearing solar disc along base, large ostrich plume with multiple horizontal incised lines, 12 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian Uraeus on Maat feather, Late period, 664-332 B.C. Egyptian Uraeus on Egyptian bronze feather from Atef crown of Osiris with inlay, fine bronze casting of an Atef feather, bulls horn and uraeus cobra wearing solar disc along base, large ostrich plume with multiple horizontal incised lines, 12 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, Late period, 664-300 B.C. Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, the box contained the mummified remains of a mongoose within the hollow rectangular base open on one side and was an amuletic device to protect against snakes. The ichneumon mongoose was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs, together with the shrew mouse, it was regarded as the animal manifestation of the god Horus at Letopolis in the Delta, 6.3 cm long. Private…

Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, Late period, 664-300 B.C. Egyptian bronze mongoose mummy box, the box contained the mummified remains of a mongoose within the hollow rectangular base open on one side and was an amuletic device to protect against snakes. The ichneumon mongoose was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs, together with the shrew mouse, it was regarded as the animal manifestation of the god Horus at Letopolis in the Delta, 6.3 cm long. Private…

Egyptian jackal, Egyptian bronze jackal, Ptolemaic period, 664-30 B.C. Egyptian jackal, Egyptian bronze jackal, Egyptian hallow cast bronze jackal with detailed attributes, 10.5 cm long. Private collection

Egyptian bronze statue of jackal, Ptolemaic period, B. Egyptian bronze statue of jackal, Egyptian hallow cast bronze jackal with detailed attributes, cm long.

Egyptian snake cobra from bronze arm holding a cobra, 1st century B.C.-1st century. Egyptian bronze snake cobra, Graeco Roman bronze statue of Isis holding  cobra uraeus finely detailed with solar disc headdress, tail wound around the wrist of the extended arm, small pin at base of arm suggests it was part of a larger figure, 7 cm high. Private collection

Egyptian snake cobra from bronze arm holding a cobra, 1st century B.C.-1st century. Egyptian bronze snake cobra, Graeco Roman bronze statue of Isis holding cobra uraeus finely detailed with solar disc headdress, tail wound around the wrist of the extended arm, small pin at base of arm suggests it was part of a larger figure, 7 cm high. Private collection

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