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CHICAGO – Hindman’s Antiquities & Ancient Art auction on Thursday, May 25 will feature more than 240 objects from the ancient Mediterranean world. From an Egyptian faience hippopotamus to a large Cycladic marble head, this auction features a selection of ancient works that will appeal to a wide range of collectors. Absentee and Internet live bidding […]
NEW YORK (AP) – For thousands of years, ancient Egyptians mummified their dead in the search for eternal life. Now, researchers have used chemistry and an unusual collection of jars to figure out how they did it.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Federal agents in Memphis have seized a potentially 3,000-year-old ancient Egyptian artifact that was shipped in from Europe.
CHICAGO – On November 18, Hindman Auctions achieved $1,121,063 in its Antiquities and Ethnographic Art auction, which included remarkable engagement with ancient Egyptian sculpture. Figural stone sculptures and portrait heads also saw strong bidding activity. The auction offered objects from the fifth millennium BCE to the 20th century CE.