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Ancient Egyptian Figurines

Ancient Egyptian figurines for sale come from a era when these lovely artworks were once the important belongings of rich Egyptians and Egyptian royalty. Now we tend to see them as invaluable. How several have gone missing in the sands of time we don't know. We know that a few have survived to be known as ancient Egyptian artifacts. That's what they are, whether or not they are in an Egyptian gifts shop or in an Egyptian British museum.
 
Few people realize that the ancient Egyptian figurines for sale are essentially a porthole to the past that individuals can own, decorate with and even celebrate with. The traditional Greek figurines  bring to light the gods who were feared and respected by the Egyptian community. They show the beauty of women considered to be queens or gods. They show the animal-nature of the gods and also the regal lives of the historical kings.
 
 Ancient Egyptian Figurines

Ancient Egyptian Figurines

The attractive Bastet figurine brings us the cat as a god, able to change lives on its whim. Of course, some prefer the Sphinx; the cat-like figure associated most with ancient Egypt. Black Scarabs are among the ancient Egyptian figurines for sale in Egyptian gifts shop. These decorative beetles represented the worldly life that the sun god gave to man. They were kept as talismans against problems and given as symbols of love.
 
There is Isis, a generous and beautiful goddess, who was benefactor to the poor. Generally she is shown with Open Wings. There's the spectacular Horus Falcon. He still makes one quiver nowadays, maybe due to his status as god of revenge. Maybe it is because he is so often portrayed in ancient Egyptian figurines for sale with a falcon-head and a strong human body. Then there's Anubis, portrayed with a jackal head. He is usually misunderstood as simply the god of death.
 
Ancient Egyptian Figurines


Ancient Egyptian Figurines

In fact, many Egyptians considered him as god of the living because he guaranteed individuals of an after-life. These treasures will be found along with other ancient Egyptian artifacts that celebrate the royalty who themselves were regarded as gods.  the enchanting queens, Nefertiti and Cleopatra, are often among the traditional Greek figurines found in Egyptian British museum and among the traditional Egyptian figurines for sale in Egyptian gifts shop.
 
The King Tut figurines and coffin boxes reminds us of the glory of Egypt, the great tombs and pyramids that stored the treasures of Kings. Ancient Egyptian figurines for sale sometimes represent the great design of the past. There's the pyramid with its reach to the skies. There is the pyramid, tomb of the kings and protector of the king's monumental burial treasure.
 
Often there are hieroglyphics, the representative language which has allowed translators to tell us the secrets of these treasures. Learn about the culture and art of Egypt including ancient Egyptian figurines, ancient Greek sculptures, body sculpture art, Bronze horse figurines etc by searching in our blog.



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