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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.

Greek figure of Baubo (goddess of laughter)

Baubo From ancient Greece a representation of the goddess Baubo said to derive from Egypt. Legs wide apart, her hand is indicating her vulva in the manner of several sheela-na-gigs.

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

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

Byzantine bronze enkolpion, X-XI cc, complete, 3.6".

Byzantine bronze enkolpion, X-XI cc, complete,