All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340536
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Very large Medieval Islamic cast bronze oil lamp, Khorasan Seljuk/Seljuq Turks Period 11th.-12th Century A.D.

The largest we've ever handled or seen of this type! Very attractive and interesting medieval Islamic lamp.

Height: 20 cm. The lamp is around 20 cm. wide as well. a massive piece and heavy.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1340490
Represented as a ram in amulet form, Khnum was thought to be the creator of the bodies of human children, which he made at a potter's wheel, from clay, and placed in their mothers' wombs. Late Period, 600-332 B.C. 1 1/2 inches long. Tiny chip on his left horn, otherwise intact with intact suspension loop. Ex. Gustave Mustaki collection, Alexandria, Egypt.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1340478
Two papyrus fragments with demotic text. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C. One fragment measures 3 inches X 3 inches. Other fragment measures 2.5 inches X 2 3/4 inches. Mounted in a lucite frame. Old Belgian family collection. Acquired in 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340474
Plastic vase with double portrait Dionysian heads adorning both halves of this vase, probably found in Egypt. 3rd-2nd century AD. 3 inches high. Intact. From an old prominent Belgian family collection, collected in the 1970s. Published as an insert of private collections in book - EGYPTE ONOMWONDEN - Epyptische Oudheden van het museum Vleeshuis.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340436
Roman bronze ring with a symbol of a fish between leaves in relief on the bezel, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Interesting image on a ring that likely belonged to a Christian believer during the late Roman Empire. The fish was one of the most used symbols, used in secrecy by by the Christian.

Ring-size: ca. 21-22 mm. (large male finger) Condition: Choice!, fine black patina. Ex. Large German Special Collection of ancient rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340402
An excellent quality bronze seal ring engraved with a Mercury standing with purse and staff, Early-Mid Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. century.

Typical Roman Imperial design and fine engraving on an oval bezel.

Ring-size: ca. 17 mm.

Condition: Superb, exceptional olive green patina, wearable.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340401
An attractive bronze seal ring, Late Roman/ Early Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

The ring with a high set bezel sharply engraved in relief with a very detailed but un-identified motif - interesting and for further studies.

Ring-size: ca. 20-21 mm.

Condition: Choice and fully wearable, excellent dark green-brown patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340395
Interesting Cylinder seal, North Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 1800-1500 BC.

The seal is rather large, carved in black stone, and engraved with a contest scene with a man with a staff or lance confronting a large horned animal and other animal and symbols all around them.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340394
A superbly engraved Carnelian Scaraboid seal, Greek or Achaemenid Empire and dating 6th.-4th. century BC.

The seal round and engraved with an achaic design of a horned bull.

Carved in a fine patinated Carnelian stone.

Size: 14 mm. in diameter.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340393
A nice 14 mm. wide stamp seal, Mesopotamia, Halaf/Ubaid Period, 5000-3500 BC.

The seal pierced for suspension and finely engraved with a symethric pattern in black serpentinite.

The typical geomethric design of the period and superb condition in a fine stone.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340377
Sassanian Carnelian seal with worshipper standing in front of the alter of Ahura Mazda, 3th.-5th. century AD.

Nice for the type, also engraved on the back and with excellent patina.

Size: ca. 17 mm.

Provenance: From the collection of Dr. M., Rheinland, 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1340376
A nice silver ring, Later Byzantine, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The ring with a round and high bezel with a central boss, looks a bit like a shield. the shoulders with line engraving. A substantial ring, made in a lower grade of silver.

Ring-size: 18-19 mm., weight: 8.83 grams

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of ancient rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340375
A sharply engraved bronze seal ring with nice dark green patina, Early Byzantine, 6th.-7th. century AD.

The ring with an oval bezel sharply engraved in high relief with a Christian motif.

Ringsize: Approx 21 mm.

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340374
An excellent quality bronze seal ring engraved with a Dolphin and Trident, Early-Mid Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. century.

High shoulders and the compressed form is typical for the earlier Roman rings, finely engraved on an oval bezel.

Ring-size: ca. 18-19 mm. x 17 mm.

Condition: Superb, fully wearable.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1340373
An attractive bronze seal ring, Late Roman/ Early Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

The ring with a high dome bezel sharply engraved in high relief with a Christian motif - a cross shape.

Weight: ca. 11 grams.

Ringsize: ca. 22 mm. (male size).

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, excellent brown patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340372
An awesome style large Roman Archers ring, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The ring finely engraved with engraved bosses on each side of the bezel.

Ringsize: 22-23 mm. and weight 9,67 grams - a massive ring for a grown up man.

Condition: Superb, excellent dark green patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340371
A bronze seal ring with wonderful sea-green patina, Early Byzantine, 6th.-7th. century AD.

The ring with a round bezel sharply engraved in high relief with a motif of two winged angels or deities, clasping hands.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific almost jade-like patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1340370
A massive and very attractive bronze seal ring, Late Roman/ Early Byzantine, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with a hexagonal bezel sharply engraved in high relief with a motif of two persons, likely a man and woman and possibly a marriage ring.

Weight: ca. 10 grams.

Size: 21-22 mm. (male size!).

Condition: Superb and fully wearable.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.