All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1264708
Rare pair of fine gold shield earrings, Roman Empire, 3rd.-4nd. cent. AD.

Solid compressed form with some great gold-work and decorative wire. Note that these earrings has a functioning hinge and can be opened easily. A fine present and fully wearable!

Condition: Superb, excellent Bosco reale-like patina.

Ex. Danish Estate Collection, once found in Eastern Europe and guaranteed authentic with COA,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1264707
Superb pair of fine gold shield earrings, Roman Empire, 2rd.-3nd. cent. AD.

Solid round wire hoop with freely moving pendant and hoop and hook fastener. Round, slightly convex shield.

For similar earrings see: Ruseva-Prokoska L. Roman jewelry. A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia, Sofia, 1991, cat. # 31-35.

Condition: Superb, possibly ones mounted with small glass beads now lost. Completely intact with fine patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1264706
Superb pair of fine gold earrings, Roman Empire, 2rd.-3nd. cent. AD.

Solid round wire hoop with freely moving pendant and hoop and hook fastener. Round, slightly convex shield.

For similar earrings see: Ruseva-Prokoska L. Roman jewelry. A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia, Sofia, 1991, cat. # 31-35.

Condition: Superb, possibly ones mounted with small glass beads now lost. Completely intact with fine patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1264692
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Elaborately painted mummy mask with gilt face, painted eyes and eyebrows, wearing a broad collar, tripartite wig with headband, sun disk. Horus falcon above an Eye of Horus on each behind the face. Each lappet is decorated with an adoring and seated deity. Both sides of the head decorated with a winged goddess. The back decorated with a winged falcon underneath two uraei. Late Ptolemaic Period, 100-30 B.C. Professionally conserved with minimal losses. 19 inches high. On a custom stand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1264690
A fine faience seated cat amulet, with two seated kittens on top of her head, two kittens in front of her legs and two kittens nursing under her stomach. Areas of cream-white surface. Intact suspension loop on the back. Third Intermediate to Late Period, 1000-400 B.C. 2-1/2"H. Intact. Ex. NYC private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1264556 (stock #GD-566)
ANCIENT MESSAPIAN KANTHAROS

CIRCA 400 B.C.

Beautiful and elegant pottery kantharos from the Messapian Greek tribes of Southern Italy. Has an ivy scroll around the neck of the vessel and lovely hook design across the body. Rays decorate the outer high arching handles. Intact said for a small hairline where one handle connects to rim (as seen in photo). Measures 6.5 inches in height.

Provenance: Ex. Gebhard and Johannes Hager. Exhibited at the Stadtmuseum Ottweiler.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1264405
This mint quality piece is a Roman bronze key that dates circa 1st-2nd century A.D. This piece is approximately 2 inches long, by .75 inches in diameter for the ring seen at the terminal end. This piece has a beautiful light blue to green patina with some spotty red highlights. This piece is in better condition than most examples, and is a mint quality piece with well defined groves seen at the end. This piece may have fit a personal strong box, or possibly a small door...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264336 (stock #C.1.28)
c. 103-76 B.C.

Obverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU (King Alexander) around anchor.

Reverse: Eight ray star (or wheel) surrounded by diadem, Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between the rays.

Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition with natural patina present.

Weight: 0.6-2.75 g; Diameter: 10-15 mm

Various Conditions.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264334
Syria Decapolis, Gadara

Reign of Gordian III (238-244 AD)

Minted 239-240 AD

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264332 (stock #C.1.24)
c. Late 3rd Century A.D.

Obverses: Laureate heads of the emperor facing right.

Reverses: Various deities including Zeus enthroned with patera, scepter and eagle; Alexandria with Seraphis in right hand and scepter in left; Nike advancing left with palm and wreath and Aequitas standing left, holding scales.

In original condition with natural patina present.

Weight: 6.9 g; Diameter: 20 mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264331 (stock #C.1.26)
First Jewish Revolt (66-70 A.D.)

Coin 1:

Year 2 (67-68 A.D.)

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

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

Weight: 2.5 g; Diameter: 16 mm

Bibliography: Hendin, 661

Coin 2:

Year 3 (69-70 A.D.)

Obverse: Two-handled amphora with lid.

Hebrew inscription “Year Three”.

Reverse: Vine leaf on small branch. Hebrew inscription “The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1264329 (stock #C.1.25)
First Jewish Revolt (66-70 A.D.)

Coin 1:

Year 2 (67-68 A.D.)

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

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

Weight: 2.95 g; Diameter: 17 mm

Bibliography: Hendin, 661

Coin 2:

Year 3 (69-70 A.D.)

Obverse: Two-handled amphora with lid. Hebrew inscription “Year Three”.

Reverse: Vine leaf on small branch. Hebrew inscription “The Fre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264328 (stock #C.1.27)
First Jewish Revolt (66-70 A.D.)

Coin 1:

Year 2 (67-68 A.D.)

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

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

Weight: 2.9 g; Diameter: 16 mm

Bibliography: Hendin, 661

Coin 2:

Year 3 (69-70 A.D.)

Obverse: Two-handled amphora with lid.

Hebrew inscription “Year Three”.

Reverse: Vine leaf on small branch. Hebrew inscription “The Fre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1264297
c. 4th Century A.D.

A mold-made figure of a goddess, most likely representing Astarte. The figure is extremely stylized with only the most necessary of features being depicted. On the face the nose, mouth and eyebrow ridge are present and the impression of large almond shaped eyes is accomplished through the recess beneath the brow ridge. Additional features include her stylized hair, a headdress, a necklace and two hands grasping her girdle.

In excellent and original condition. F...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1264169
Bright blue shabti with black details, depicted mummiform with the arms crossed over the chest. Each hand holding a hoe; a basket on the back. On front the striated lappets of a tripartite wig.
Inscribed with seven lines of hieroglyphs reading: The illuminated one, the Osiris, the High Priest of Amun, Pinedjem, true of voice, he speaks: "O, these shabtis!" and continues with excerpts from Chapter 6 of The Book of the Dead.
Interestingly enough the shabti of Pinedjem II bears the fi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1264167
Rare miniature chous decorated in Six’s technique with the depiction of a kneeling child facing the viewer with outstretched arms.
The naked child is masterfully rendered with typical podgy features and spotted hair. He wears a thong with amulets around the chest and over his left shoulder.
The motif is connected to the Athenian Anestheria, an old festival held in honor of Dionysos, where three- or four-year-old children were initiated into the festivities.
The few South I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1264166
Egyptian funerary cone for Huy from Athribis, also known as Amenhotep, son of Hapu.
The stamp reads: The revered one before Osiris, the king's scribe, Huy of Athribis, justified.
Amenhotep, son of Hapu, was a multifaceted personality, who held a number of important offices under Amenhotep III (1388–1350 BC).
After his death, he was deified and revered for his teachings as a philosopher and for his art of healing well into the Ptolemaic period.
Amenhotep/Huy was the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1263954
Fine Roman gold pendant depicting the head and shoulders of a lady with an elaborate coiffure. 1st/2nd Century. 3/4 inch with braided ancient gold loop. 3/8 inch without loop. From a Brooklyn collection.