News about Egyptian Art
Egyptian falcon soars to top perch at Hindman’s antiquities sale
CHICAGO – On November 18, Hindman Auctions achieved $1,121,063 in its Antiquities and Ethnographic Art auction, which included remarkable engagement with ancient Egyptian sculpture. Figural stone sculptures and portrait heads also saw strong bidding activity. The auction offered objects from the fifth millennium BCE to the 20th century CE.
Egyptian bronze cat could claw its way to $120K at Hindman Nov. 18
CHICAGO – On November 18, Hindman Auctions will present its Antiquities and Ethnographic Art auction, offering spectacular objects from the fifth millennium BCE to the 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Greek, Roman, & Egyptian treasures headline Hindman May 27 auction
CHICAGO – On May 27, Hindman will present its biannual Antiquities and Ancient Art auction, offering collectors an opportunity to acquire objects from the world’s earliest civilizations. Comprised of more than 180 lots, the sale spans nearly four millennia and includes Roman mosaics, Greek pottery, Byzantine jewelry, and Egyptian stone and faience amulets. Most noteworthy is […]
Egyptian officials unveil new archaeological finds
CAIRO (AP) – Archaeologists in Egypt have unveiled two new artifacts from antiquity, a rare statue of one of the country’s most famous pharaohs and a diminutive ancient sphinx.