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Frog Amulet
Frog Amulet

Frogs were used as amulets because the Egyptians believed frogs created themselves from the mud, probably due to the large numbers of baby frogs that appeared in the mud each year when the flood waters receded.

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Group of Ibis Birds Statues
Group of Ibis Birds Statues

A group of ibis birds are depicted on wooden bases. Their bodies are made of alabaster, while their beaks and feet are made of bronze.

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Hollow Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite-Isis
Hollow Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite-Isis

A hollow bronze statuette depicts a goddess, probably Aphrodite or Isis. The shy glance of the goddess agrees with the examples of the goddess Aphrodite in Syria. She rests her right hand on her abdomen; and wears a chiton with transparent sleeves. The artist marvelously created the transparent clothes that show the body. This statuette is evidence for the fusion of Egyptian elements with Greco-Roman elements.

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Statuette of Attis
Statuette of Attis

A statuette of Attis wearing a helmet and a Greek tunic, which is open at the abdomen, has long sleeves and drops down to the feet to look like trousers. His right hand is raised and he is carrying an object that resembles a telescope.

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Statuette of Cupid, The Roman Deity of Love
Statuette of Cupid, The Roman Deity of Love

A brass statuette of a Roman deity; the hands are stretched forward and the head is raised, as he looks towards the sky. The remains of two wings are visible behind the shoulders. The naked statuette represents the god Cupid (the Greek Eros), the Roman deity of love.

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Statuette of Harpocrates as a Child
Statuette of Harpocrates as a Child

Brass statuette of the god Harpocrates depicts him as a child wearing on his head the Triple Crown, known as the Atef Crown. On his forehead is the Uraeus or the Royal Cobra. His child lock of hair hangs from the right side of his head and he holds his right index finger to his mouth.

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Statuette of a Bearded Man
Statuette of a Bearded Man

A bronze statuette of a bearded man standing with his left hand raised; his right hand is at his side and is gripping some object. The upper part of his body is completely naked although he wears a garment that covers the lower part of his body down to his knees.

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Statuette of a Horse
Statuette of a Horse

The small statue portrays a horse facing forward with a slender body and thick hair on the neck and on the long tail. Toys in the shape of horses were popular with children at the time.

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Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite with a Tree Trunk
Statuette of the Goddess Aphrodite with a Tree Trunk

A bronze statuette of the goddess Aphrodite; completely naked, as were all the statues of her that were carved by Greek sculptors. Her left hand rests on a tree trunk and her right hand is raised, with the latter she had apparently been carrying some object, most likely a lantern. The statuette and the tree trunk had been separated from the base, but have recently been put together.

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Statuette of the Holy Trinity
Statuette of the Holy Trinity

A bronze statuette of the holy trinity, depicts Osiris in the center, on his right is Isis and on his left Harpocrates. Osiris wears the Atef crown and carries the crook scepter and the flail. Isis is wearing her crown with the sun disk between the horns of a cow, she has her left hand on the shoulder of Osiris. Harpocrates is standing with his left foot forward, he wears the Double Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt.

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Terracotta Statue of a Standing Lady with Greek Clothes
Terracotta Statue of a Standing Lady with Greek Clothes

Small terracotta statue of a standing lady; has a straight look, and is holding an urn with her hand. The face is well delineated. The lady wears the Greek clothes that reflect the fashion of the period.

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Terracotta Statue of the God Cupid Holding a Sword
Terracotta Statue of the God Cupid Holding a Sword

A terracotta statue of the god Cupid, the Greek Eros; riding a horse, and holding a sword in his right hand, with a shield behind it. There is a hole at the back to allow it to be hung up. When Cupid carries the sword and the shield, he expresses the concept that he is victorious everywhere, so that even Mars, the god of war, would put off his weapons and armor for the sake of love.

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