All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1297377
An ancient Roman silver phalera (medallion), depicting a horse, wearing reins and a bit, inside an elaborate circular spiral decoration around the perimeter. 1st-3rd Century A.D. 1/8 inches in diameter. From a Belgian collection. A phalera was a sculpted disk worn on the breastplate during parades by Roman soldiers as a kind of medal or for distinguished conduct in action.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1297238 (stock #scarabs)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,000.00
Late Period; c. 700-30 BCE

This collection is comprised of three excellent examples of Egyptian scarabs. This first is a blue-green glazed steatite scarab inscribed with stylized birds on the reverse with remnants of the original silver bezel present. The second is a white steatite scarab with geometric pattern on the reverse set in original bronze ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297165 (stock #1051)
Gordion Gallery
$1,900.00
A Greek black glazed terracotta trefoil mouthed oinochoe (chous) decorated in red figure style. Depiction of a standing nude young male holding a stick (an athlete holding a spear?). The reverse constitutes a plain black slip. With hard deposits all around. Very thin walled vessel.

Period: 4th Century B.C.
Condition: Intact with small chips at the rim, with paint/slip losses.
Dimension: Height: 16.5 cm (6.5 inches)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297153 (stock #WC.3)
Lugdunum Mint (modern Lyons, France); 2 BCE-4 CE

Obverse: Laureate bust of Augustus facing right. CAESAR AUGUSTUS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE.

Reverse: Caius and Lucius standing togate and facing, each resting hand on shield with spear behind. Lituus and simpulum in field. C L CAESAR (in exergue) AUGUSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT.

Weight: 3.65g; Max diameter: 18.1 mm

Coin in very fine condition.

Provenance: From a Private American Collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1297149 (stock #R.24)
Reign of Septimius Severus (193-211 CE)

Rome Mint, 210 CE

Obverse: Laureate head of Septimius Severus facing right. SEVERVS PIVS AVG.

Reverse: Pax, draped, standing left holding branch in her right hand and a scepter in her left. P M TR P XVIII COS III P P.

Coin in very fine to extremely fine condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1297147 (stock #R.47)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,450.00
Abydus Mint; c. 328-3 BCE

Obverse: Bust of Alexander III as Herakles wearing lion skin facing right.

Reverse: Zeus on backless throne facing left holding eagle in his right hand and a scepter in his left. Pegasus forepart in left field. Monogram below strut of throne. ALEXANDROU behind throne.

Coin in extremely fine condition set in 18K gold ring.

Weight: 18.2g; US Ring Size: 9.5

Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1297108 (stock #1048)
Ancient Roman Glass, 1st Century A.D. to 3rd Century A.D.

Period: 1st - 3rd Century A.D.
Condition: Good with a small chip at the rim.
Dimension: Height: 4.5 cm (1.77 inches)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1297107 (stock #1047)
Gordion Gallery
$220.00
Syro-Hittite Terracotta Bird Headed Idol top, bottom broken off. Holding a tambourine or a disc.

Period: 2nd Millennium B.C.
Condition: As seen in the pictures.
Dimension: Height: 5 cm (1.96 inches)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1297105 (stock #1046)
Gordion Gallery
$700.00
Mesopotamian stone sitting bear amulet. Pierced for suspension.

For related example see: Ebla To Damascus, 1985. Lot 37, bear shaped stamp amulet.

Period: 3500-3300 B.C.
Condition: As seen in the pictures
Dimension: Length: 43 mm (1.69 inches)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1297104 (stock #1045)
Gordion Gallery
$150.00
Mesopotamian stone animal amulet, pierced vertically.

Period: 3rd- 2nd Millennium B.C.
Condition: Tiny chip in the front leg.
Dimension: Length: 20 mm (0.78 inches)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1297103 (stock #1044)
Mesopotamian white stone animal amulet, pierced.

Period: 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.
Condition: As seen in the pictures
Dimension: Length: 23 mm (0.9 inches)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1297090 (stock #1043)
Gordion Gallery
$500.00
An Old Babylonian terracotta votive plaque depicting the bust of a goddess in relief wearing jewelry and an ornate gown.

With hard deposit remains.

Period: 1900 - 1750 B.C.
Condition: Intact with wear
Dimension: 12.5 x 7 cm (4.9 x 2.75 inches)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297064 (stock #R.46)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,300.00
First Jewish Revolt (66-70 CE)

Year 2 (67-68 CE)

Obverse: Two-handled amphora with broad rim. Hebrew inscription “Year Two”.

Reverse: Vine leaf on branch. Hebrew inscription “The Freedom on Zion”.

Coin in very fine condition with natural Holy Land patina present...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297063 (stock #R.45)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,500.00
First Jewish Revolt (66-70 CE)

Year 2 (67-68 CE)

Obverse: Two-handled amphora with broad rim. Hebrew inscription “Year Two”.

Reverse: Vine leaf on branch. Hebrew inscription “The Freedom on Zion”.

Coin in very fine condition with natural Holy Land patina present...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297061 (stock #PG.48)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,100.00
Constantinople Mint; 9 September 337-Spring 340

Obverse: Bust of Helena Augusta facing right wearing mantle, necklace and wide diadem. FL IVL HELE-NAE AVG.

Reverse: Pax standing left holding branch and transverse scepter. CONSE in exergue. PAX PUBLICA.

Coin in good condition set in modern 18K gold swivel ring, can also be worn as a pendant.

Weight: 8.1g; US Ring Size 7.

Bibliography:

RIC VIII, 34 or 49

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Helena Augusta (c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297060 (stock #PG.46)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,600.00
Alexandria Mint, c. 329-30 CE

Obverse: Diademed bust of Helena facing right wearing mantle and necklace. FL HELENA AUGUSTA.

Reverse: Securitas standing left lowering branch with her right hand and holding robe in her left. Laurel wreath in left field, I in right. SMAL • in exergue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1297059 (stock #PG.45)
Biblical Artifacts
$3,700.00
Middle Eastern or Levant Mint; c. 454-404 BCE

Obverse: Head of Athena facing right wearing helmet with floral scroll and aegis.

Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing. Olive sprig and crescent moon in left field, countermark in right field...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1297058 (stock #PG.44)
Biblical Artifacts
$3,750.00
Asia Minor Mint; c. 325-315/10 BCE

Obverse: Bust of Alexander III as Herakles wearing lion skin.

Reverse: Zeus enthroned holding eagle in his right hand and a scepter in his left. A under throne. ALEXANDROU behind throne. BASILEWS in exergue.

Coin in fine condition set in modern 18K gold pendant.

Weight: 23.2g; Diameter: 30mm

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

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