An Elamite clay figure of the goddess Astarte, depicted nude with her hands cupped beneath her breasts and with elaborate coiffure, wearing bracelets, earrings and a necklace with pendant hanging between her breasts
Dated from, Middle Elamite period, 1350 BC
Ishtar (Akkadian), Astarte (Phoenician), or Inanna (Sumerian) was the most impor ...click for details
Ancient Bronze Age “Persia” bronze dirk with fantastic natural patina, dating to around 1200 -800 BC
Measurements: Length: 35 cm - Width: 3 cm
Short swords or daggers such as this would have been used by the Persians in their battles with the Greeks, in their aspiration to gain control of the Middle-East.
Condition: Good condition wit ...click for details
You are considering an ancient Persian minature pottery oil lamp "RARE STYLE & SHAPE", dated from, 600 - 332 BC "Time of Nebuchadnezzar the greatest and most powerful of all the Babylonian kings" Large Persian period open lamp of finely levigated pink clay with a shallow bowl, wide tool-shaped rim, a knife-shaved bottom, and a very deeply pinched wick rest bearing soot. 600-332 BCE