A rare statuette of Astarte, the Syrian godess, Syria or Palmyran, 8th.-6th. Cent. AD.
A superb little representation of Astarte, mounted of a costum foot. Very old danish collection and published in 'Ancient art in Danish private collections' (translated from danish), 1974 by Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. ...click for details
A massive, large Syrian pottery stamp seal, dating to the time of the idols, 3rd. millenium BC BR>
Size: 52 mm. X 50 mm. BR>BR>
The seal is carved with different symbols, including an eye, a star and a Swastika. Very interesting and rare! BR>BR>
Condition: Hairline, othervise superb!
TERRACOTTA GODDESS, MIDDLE ELAMITE, CIRCA 1500-1000 BC
Middle Elamite terracotta goddess, standing with her hands cupping her breasts, wearing earrings, bracelets, necklaces shoulder-straps with a star pendant etc. Size is c. 145 mm. Exellent condition.