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Luba stools were only brought out on special occasions, such as birth, initiation, marriage, or in case of death. They were reserved for a p.

Proto-Dogon Female Figure, Djenne Empire, Mali, circa 900-1030 AD | lot | Sotheby's

Proto-Dogon Female Figure, Djenne Empire, Mali, circa 900-1030 AD | lot | Sotheby's

old piece ivory  Bateba statuettes are ritually used when a man has trouble finding a mate, or to solve problems of impotence or fertility. The Healer then prescribed the realization of such a statue to be placed on an altar.

old piece ivory Bateba statuettes are ritually used when a man has trouble finding a mate, or to solve problems of impotence or fertility. The Healer then prescribed the realization of such a statue to be placed on an altar.

Statuette of woman. Period: Middle Kingdom. Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13. Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, west of pyramid of Amenemhat I, so-called Toilet Basket I without burial. Medium: Wood, paint

Statuette of woman Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: ca. BCE Country of Origin: Egypt, Memphite Region (Lisht North, west of pyramid of Amenemhat I); so-called "Toilet Basket I without burial", MMA Medium: Wood, paint Egypt

Bronze Figure of Bastet holding a sistrum  900 BC - 600 BC Late Period ~ Bastet transformed from a fierce wildcat of a war goddess to a domesticated cat goddess, that protected the Egyptian household.

ancientpeoples: “ Bronze Figure of Bastet 900 BC - 600 BC Late Period This solid cast figure of the goddess Bastet represents her as a woman with cat’s head wearing a heavily patterned long garment.

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*EGYPT ~ Silver statue of a royal woman (side view) with the cartouches of Necho II on her arms, Egypt, BC

Senmut - Steward, priest, tutor, and all around go-to guy for Hatshepsut.

Senmut - Steward, priest, tutor, and all around go-to guy for Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Here he is seated with her daughter Neferura. This is my favorite statue from Ancient Egypt. It looks so loving and tender. Senmut really loved Hatshepsut