Ancient Egyptian Statues Live to Tell the Tale

Ancient Egyptian statues for sale come from a age when these lovely artistic endeavors were once the important property of rich Egyptians and Egyptian royalty. Now we have a tendency to see them as invaluable. How several have gone missing in the sands of time we don’t know. We know that a few have survived to be referred to as ancient Egyptian artifacts. That’s what they’re, whether or not they’re in an Egyptian gifts shop or in an Egyptian British museum.

Few people understand that the ancient Egyptian statues for sale are essentially a porthole to the past that individuals can own, decorate with and even celebrate with. The ancient Greek statues bring to light the gods who were feared and honored by the Egyptian people. They show the magnificence of women regarded as queens or gods. They show the animal-nature of the gods and also the regal lives of the ancient kings.

The attractive Bastet statue brings forth to us the cat as a god, in a position to change lives on its whim. Of course, a few like the Sphinx; the cat-like figure associated most with ancient Egypt. Black Scarabs are also among the ancient Egyptian statues for sale in Egyptian gifts shop. These ornamental beetles represented the worldly life that the sun god gave to man. They were kept as talismans against problems and given as tokens of affection.

There’s Isis, a generous and lovely goddess, who was benefactor to the down-trodden. Sometimes she is portrayed with Open Wings. There is the dramatic Horus Falcon. He still makes one tremble today, perhaps thanks to his status as god of revenge. Maybe it is because he’s so usually portrayed in ancient Egyptian statues for sale with a falcon-head and a robust human body. Then there’s Anubis, portrayed with a jackal head. He’s usually misunderstood as merely the god of death. In fact, many Egyptians regarded him as god of the living because he guaranteed people of an after-life.

These treasures can be found together with different ancient Egyptian artifacts that commemorate the royalty who themselves were regarded as gods. the enchanting queens, Nefertiti and Cleopatra, are usually among the traditional Greek statues found in Egyptian British museum and among the traditional Egyptian statues for sale in Egyptian gifts shop. The King Tut statues and casket boxes reminds us of the glory of Egypt, the magnificent tombs and pyramids that housed the possessions of Kings.

Ancient Egyptian statues for sale generally represent the great design of the past. There is the pyramid with its reach to the skies. There’s the pyramid, grave of the kings and protector of the king’s huge burial treasure. Usually there are hieroglyphics, the representative language which has allowed translators to tell us the secrets of those treasures.