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Authentic Faience Lion Tomb Statue Museum Display

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This custom museum display showcases an absolute masterpiece- an Authentic Egyptian Faience Pottery crouching Lion amulet statue dating from the Ptolemaic Period 332–30 B.C.

Lions have a long religious and cultural association in Egypt. They were worshiped, and often trained to run alongside the pharaoh's chariot or safeguard his throne. Many of the ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses were given lion attributes and were characterized in carvings and statues.

The God of War Maahes, a deity associated with war, protection, and weather, as well as that of knives, lotuses, and devouring captives. His cult was centered in Taremuand Per-Bast, the cult centers of Sekhmet and Bast respectively. The male lion hieroglyphic was used in words such as prince, strength, and power. As well as Sekhmet, who was associated with destruction. According to myth, she was the fiery eye of Ra, which he sent against his enemies - As the cobra on the brow of the king, rearing to protect him. Her name means 'She who is Powerful'. She is commonly represented as a lioness-headed woman because the Egyptians observed that it is the female lion who is the hunter.

It's protected under plexiglass in a custom museum display to keep it looking pristine, ensuring protection of your investment while allowing you to fully appreciate this piece of collectible ancient history. The customized descriptive metallic plaque, in addition to the detailed finishing, add to the elegant and sophisticated, gallery-quality aesthetic. Unique and one-of-a-kind, you'll receive the exact piece shown in the photos.

Complete with a certificate of authenticity, this piece is an exciting investment that will only get better with age.

Product details:

— Statue Dimensions: 2 1/2"L x 7/8"W x 1 3/4H
— Statue Dimensions with Display: 4"L x 3"W x 4.5"H
— Authentic and genuine Artifact
— Since every piece is real and unique, it may very slightly differ from pictures shown
— Protected in a Removable Custom Museum Quality Plexiglass display
— Customized Descriptive Metallic Plaque
— Collector-Inspired attention to detail
— Includes Certificate Of authenticity


Shipping & Packaging info

Professional packaging for a safe delivery. Every element of the frame or display for your piece is hand-crafted with the highest quality materials, design and workmanship (plates, design, glass, matting, frame, assembly etc...) and we pay great attention to every presentation detail. Once your item is ready to be shipped you may rest assured that we go to great lengths to make sure that your package arrives safely, each item is wrapped with multiple layers of paper and or cardboard and bubble wrap, frames will have bubble wrap bumpers on every corner, displays will be attached to the base and will be wrapped with 1 inch thick bubble wrapping, ensuring the protection during shipping. 

Processing time:
6-10 weeks *

Estimated delivery time:
Canada: 1-5 business days
United States: 1-9 business days
Asia: 6-12 business days
Europe: 5-10 business days
Australia: 7-14 business days

* subject to forced government COVID quarantine closures law . Also note shipping delays are given as an indication only and shipping can sometimes be faster.