The solar boat is linked to the cycle of the sun and its God, Re, the creator of the universe. The cycle of sunrise and sunset is comparable to the cycle of life and death. This day trip And nocturnal, the god Ra does it aboard a boat called Mandjet. It's an eternal journey
In glazed blue-turquoise (also called "Egyptian Earthenware"), although not terracotta. The Egyptians called the glazed frit Tjehenet. It's a mixture Glassy obtained by melting and grinding various constituents and used in the preparation of ceramic glazes.
Provenance: Egypt, 1069-332 before Christ, Third Intermediate Period in Low epoch. This piece belonged to a prestigious collection, that of Madeleine Meunier (1921-2009), whose two husbands, Aristide Courtois and Charles Ratton, were two of the greatest collectors of the twentieth century. Since the latter had died in 2009, its succession was an event that the market was waiting for feverishly and the sale took place in Drouot in December 2016. It has been a huge success. Mounted on 18-K gold wire and 18k gold chain.
Each piece is unique, its color and shape can be different.
- Materials: Glazed sinter, 18k yellow gold
- Total length of collar: 50cm
- Length of pendant: 5cm