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 very important complete set of 12 zodiac figures, dating to the Ming Dynasty A.D. 1368 - 1644.
This extremely rare set is not ONLY a complete set of all 12 zodiac figures - these figures are also quite rare!. Female figurines, each holding a beautyfully modelled animal. The figures are decorated in blue glace with details painted in wh ...click for details
A beautyful gemstone Neo-Babylonian stamp seal, dating to 8th.-6th. cent. BC.
The seal is carved in a beautyful transperant gemstone in perfect condition - quite rarely seen stone from this period! The colour is extremely nice. The seal depicts the king or god Marduk standing before a star or an alter(?) making something with his arms. ...click for details
A scarce and very interesting Early Dynastic cylinder seal, dating to c. 2600 BC.
The cylinder seal depicts two rows of engravings: The lower row depicts seated beer-drinkers, sipping beer from a jar using long straws! A typical yet scarce and interesting scene from the Early Dynastic period!. The upper register depicts a varity of animal ...click for details