All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1297854 (stock #100421)
Roman Empire, likely the Persian Gulf region, ca. 1st to 3rd centuries CE. Beautiful pair of high karat (24 karat) gold earrings. Each is a crescent-shaped loop with three dangles, one still retaining an original bead - possibly a pearl. Size: 3 grams for the pair; 3/4"W x 1 3/4"H.

In essence, these earrings are highly adorned hoop earrings, and believe it or not, the Romans even invented the “hoop earring” which developed around 300 BCE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1297843 (stock #Z.35)
c. 3rd Century CE

Made in typical crossbow form with knobbed terminals on cross bar. Intricate metalwork on the foot of the brooch and traces of gold inlay present.

In good condition with natural patina present.

10 x 6 cm (3.94 x 2.36 inches)

Similar examples in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1297841 (stock #Z.36)
c. Early 3rd Century CE

Made in typical crossbow form with knobbed terminals on crossbar and pin still attached.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

7.5 x 6 cm (2.95 x 2.36 inches)

Similar examples in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1297840 (stock #S.24)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,250.00
c. 3rd Century CE

This figure stands wearing a pallium over a tunic (the Greek chiton). The drapery is naturalistically rendered and shows a high level of craftsmanship. The left arm of the figure, now missing, originally extended outside of the pallium and most likely would have held an attribute identifying the figure, or at very least his status in Roman society...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1297838 (stock #S.18)
c. 3rd Century CE

Well carved with natural calcification present, this hand originally belonged to a larger installation carved in high relief. A small object is held in the hand and most likely was used as a signifier in the complete work.

In good condition, slight damage to fingertips.

15 x 8 x 6.5 cm (5.90 x 3.15 x 2.56 inches)

Provenance: In Biblical Artifacts Collection since 1983. Purchased from antiquities dealer in Jerusalem...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1297837 (stock #S.21)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,600.00
c. 3rd Century CE

Originally part of a larger work, the features of this figure are highly stylized with large eyes below his arched brow, a wide nose now partially missing and pursed lips. His thick hair is pulled back behind his ears and falls past his shoulders...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1297834 (stock #S.19)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,800.00
c. 3rd Century CE

Carved with a running drill, the face of this woman would have originally been rendered in high relief and would have been extremely detailed. Although some of this detail has since eroded with time, the small parting of her lips and the demarcation of her eyes is still evident. Her hair is exquisitely delineated and is drawn back into a elaborate hairdo containing a chiton and a top-not, further belying her social status...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1297785
A fine ancient Egyptian cartonnage fragment, depicting a winged goddess standing on a pedestal. Fronted with a ureas and remains of a winged figure facing her back. Ptolemaic -Roman Period, 100 B.C.-100 AD. 7 1/8 inches high X 7 inches wide. All original color. Said to be from an old Dutch collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297564
The frieze depicts a horseman between hoplites and a youth on the right. The rider has a pelta suspended from his back and poises a spear on the side.
The warriors wear crested helmets and retreat to the right safeguarding themselves behind heavy shields and thrusting with their spears. The armed youth on the right has a cloak over his shoulder and looks back.
On the shoulder lovely confronted lions with curled tails, which give the group the name...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297563
Red-figure squat lekythos with a young woman leaning on a stele and holding a box. The scene is flanked by upright tendrils, the ground line with a band of ovolos.
The silhouette of the figure is drawn with a thicker slip. The delicate inside drawing rendered with a bristle brush or a hair, dipped in thick paint. The technique as well as the excellent quality of the glaze are still close to Athenian pottery tradition.
Ceramic
Greek Apulian, 380-370 BC
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297562
Attic black-figured lekythos with a couple of riding amazons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1297533 (stock #TX2013)
Age: 4th-7th Century AD. Origin: Egypt. Description: This delicate fabric is the remnant of a piece of Ancient Egyptian clothing. It is finely woven and decorated with patterns and figures. Dimension: 5″ x 12″. Product Code: TX2013
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297476
A faience Ptah amulet with a hieroglyphic inscription on the back. Pierced for suspension behind the neck. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Fragmentary. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297475
A green faience head of a lion, possibly the head of Sekhmet. Top of head, pierced for suspension. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297461
A turquoise faience amulet of Imsety, depicted mummiform. He was one of the four sons of Horus, protector of the liver and the guardian of the South. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 7/8 inches high. Small chip on bak of head. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1297460
The seated goddess, wearing the horned disc crown, sitting on a decorated throne and offering her breast to her son, Horus. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 2 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297439
A New Kingdom terracotta mold for an eye amulet. 1300-1000 B.C. 1 inch long. Intact. Ex. NY collection of Alex Malloy, 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297438
A New Kingdom terracotta mold for a baboon amulet. 1300-1000 B.C. 1 1/4 inches long. Intact. Ex. NY collection of Alex Malloy, 1970s.