A huge bronze sickle of the hooked type, Transylvania dating to the late 2nd. milleniun BC.
In the oldest Mesopotamian metal sickle the blade was continued into a flat tang which was doubled over to form a loop. The same type is found in Anatolia in Troy VI, and a variant appears in the Late Bronze Age of the Caucasus and Transylvania a ...click for details
HIGH QUALITY DANISH NEOLITHIC SILEX AXE, DATING TO THE TIME OF THE GREAT BURIEL MOUNTS, mid 4TH. MILLENIUM BC
The type is of the common thin-butted type of axes popular around 3500 BC. This specimen is not as large as they can be but still a massive axe, 183 mm. long and nearly 80 mm. wide. The axe weighs 750-800 grams. The fine symethri w ...click for details
LARGE PATINATED DANISH NEOLITHIC CHICSEL, DATING TO THE SINGLEGRAVE PERIOD, 2800-2400 BC.
An attractively patinated chicsel, knapped and polished by an expert silex axe maker in the later neolithic period in Denmark. Finely curving broadsides, extensively polished but leaving the sides unpolished, a very attractive combination. ...click for details
IMPORTANT SYRIAN BONE CARVING OF THE MOTHER GODESS, DATING TO THE LATER NEOLITHIC-EARLY BRONZEAGE PERIOD, 4TH.-3RD. MILLENIUM BC.!
This statuette with it's exceptional details carved in the round - of tommy and full breasts, reflects a widespread tradition from the neolithic period and later antiquity of worshipping a mother godess o ...click for details
Impressive patinated Danish neolithic axe, dating to the time of the Singlegraves, c. 2800-2400 BC.
The axe is of the slim thickbutted form.
Exceptional orange-brown / amber patina, typical for a marsh-find, where the chemical conditions alter the surface to this beautiful patina.
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Large good condition Danish neolithic offeraxe, dating to the Time of the Great Buriel-mounts, c. 3000 BC.
The axe is larger and unpolished, made in the Danian type of silex, most possibly for ritual or buriel purpose in the middle Neolithic period. A thinbutted type with nice thick greyish brown patination. ...click for details