All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1031929
This mint quality piece is a Greek pyxis vessel that dates circa 3rd-2nd century B.C., and is a classic ancient Greek Hellenistic form. This piece is approximately 6.2 inches high by 4.25 inches in diameter, and is made of two sections, with a top section that sits on top of the bottom half. The walls of this intact ceramic are very thin, as the piece was fired at a high temperature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1031709
Ancient Greco - Roman terracotta head of a youth, dated from, 100 BC

Measurements: Height: 7 cm - Width: 4.5 cm - Height on stand: 13 cm

Condition: Good condition as found, not repaired and not restored

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1031331
Large North Greek bronze neck piece of triangular form with slightly raised rectangular collars off-setting the tapering hooked terminals. The front embellished with carefully incised and stamped ornament. A large wheel enclosing a rosette at center, the zones between the six petals stippled. Stamped concentric circles evenly distributed in the remaining field, all enclosed within a double border of hatched triangles. For a pectoral of similar form cf. lot no. 80 (fig. 1) in: D. von Bothmer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1031329
Pair of roughly formed spheres of Nile silt each with abroad orifice on one side. Perhaps used to confection faience balls. For similar spheres assumed to be for the manufacture of faience beads cf. item UC55347 in the Petrie Museum. Mud. Egyptian, Late Period, 664-343 BC. H. 2.1 cm to 2.4 cm (0.8 in to 0.95 in). Intact. Joined by an imperforate mud ball. Swiss private collection (data will be provided to the buyer)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1031327
Greek vase for multiple offerings composed of three globular vessels with short flared rim. The group is standing on stepped feet. A central loop handle at the join of the vases. Black-glazed pottery related to Xenon ware. Ceramic. Greek, South Italian, ca. 350 BC. H. 5.6 cm (2.2 in), W. 8 cm (3.1 in). Loop handle missing and restored. Black glaze slightly worn in places. Soil deposits. Swiss private collection (data will be provided to the buyer)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1030753
Rare ancient biblical Roman Herodian reddish pottery jar with six handles!

Dated from, 37 BC - 70 AD "Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great"

Measurements: Height: 12 cm - Diameter: 27 cm

Condition: Ancient hairline crack and the base, four handles and a part of the rim has been repaired as shown.

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1030736
A very attractive set (jar with spout and a painted bowl, dated from the Early Bronze Age (Holy Land) 3000 - 2000 BC

Painted bowl and a purnished jar with two large handles on the shoulders and a spout

Measurements: Jar: Height: 13 cm - Width: 12 cm
Bowl: Height: 8 cm - Diameter: 12.5 cm

Condition: Jar: One handle is repaired as shown otherwise intact
Bowl: rim restored as shown otherwise intact

Found in Jericho, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1027193
This extremely rare piece is an early Islamic glass flask, circa 6th-8th century A.D. This intact piece is approximately 2.8 inches high, and is a light green color with multi-colored iridescence that is seen on various inner and outer sections of the vessel. This piece is rather thick walled, has a fairly wide indented bottom, a short tubular neck that has a slight flattening at the base, and a pontil-mark on the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1026608 (stock #1656)
Sold separately: Two Early Bronze Age I potter Bowls, ca. 3100 - 2100 BCE. Found in the Holy Land. Largest is 6" diameter and smaller is 5 1/4" diameter. Both have earthen encrustation and lug handles. Both in very good condition while smaller has small chips to rim. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The Early Bronze Age I is marked by rural proto-urban (unwalled) cities. The EB I is continuous with the Chalcolithic, especially in the north...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1026548
Aweidah Gallery is very pleased to present this ancient Canaanite Early Bronze Age Abydos ware burnished juglet with a small mouth and a pointed base, dated from, 3300 - 2700 BC

Abydos ware (a-BY-dos ware). Pottery of Canaanite (Syro-Palestinian) origin found in the royal tombs of the First and Second Dynasties (The Old Kingdom) at Abydos, Saqqara, Abusir el-Melek, and other sites in Upper Egypt, dating to Early Bronze Age II (3300-2700 BCE)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1024268
A light blue faience figure depicting a squatting dwarf clutching his gigantic phallus which is held against his left shoulder and curls over his head. 1 3/4 inches high. From a larger figure. Tip of phallus gone. Intact as shown. From a British collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1023733
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This pair of Zhun is nearly identical in form and size to ones found in Houma, Shanxi province in north China. It is most likely from the late Spring & Autumn period (770-476 BC) in the Eastern Zhou Dynasty which is also sometimes referred to as Zhou III. Both visual and microscopic inspection reveals a dark base metal covered in parts with a patina consisting primarily of cuprite and malachite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1023731
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This is a pair of bronze frontlets used to protect the front of a horse’s head in battle. Positioned on the horse and oriented as shown, the lower square portion would be over the horse’s nostrils while the upper crescent shapes would be between the horse’s eyes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1023729
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This is a pair of ancient Chinese bronze cheek pieces from a horse harness. They are strikingly similar to ones excavated in Fufeng County, Shaanxi Province, and currently on display at the Shaanxi Provincial Zhouyan Museum. Cheek pieces such as these are generally attributed to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1100-771 BC). The pieces are decorated with simple linear decorations. The circular holes in the center are where the now-missing mouthpiece would have been attached...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1021627
Etruscan kyathos of shallow form showing ridges and grooves on the inward sloping rim. Two vertical ribs down the rim at some distance from the notched handle. Small, slightly incurved base. For a related bowl cf. lot no. 192 in: Ines Jucker...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1021625
Large Greek Apulian oinochoe of spindle-shaped body with tubular neck and substantial trefoil rim. A slightly raised twofold handle arching from rim to shoulder. Almost entirely covered with black glaze, lower body and underside of the flared foot reserved. The red line running around the shoulder reminds of Attic pottery tradition. Ceramic. Greek, Apulian, early 4th century BC. H. 23.4 cm (9.2 in), D. belly 15.3 cm (6 in). Intact except for a tiny chip out of the rim. Fine condition. Har...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1021623
A pair of large handles from a bronze vessel showing elaborate palmette attachments with small sideward leafs. Finely chiselled palmettes emerging from a central core over volutes. Bronze rivets and remains of solder under the attachments. The handholds with a ridged bulge on the outer side and further bulges at the join to the terminals. Bronze. Etruscan or Italic, ca. 5th/4th century BC. L. 18.1 cm and 18.7 cm (7.1 and 7.4 in), H. 8 cm (3.1 in). Hollow cast handles, one corroded to show ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1021402
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This fascinating figure dates to the Han Dynasty of ancient China (circa 200 BC). It is in remarkable condition considering its age. These have not been available for private purchase for quite some time. This piece is extraordinary because of its dark color, which is only seen in a fraction of these type figures. These figures were placed inside of tombs to provide symbolic presence for the afterlife. The arms were made of wood and the clothes would have been fashioned out of cloth which explai...