All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257653
The tondo with a naked athlete in the attitude of a jumper taking off or alighting. In front of him a post on a low base. A reserved segment underneath. Around the tondo, a stopped-meander pattern with cross-squares.
The youthful athlete is shown without halteres, the weights used for jumping, as he might be exercising a position of the long jump, which was considered one of the most difficult disciplines of the ancient pentathlon.
For a related motif, cf. Beazley Archive no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257652
Attic cooking pot with shallow floor, rounded shoulder and flaring lip. The round high-swung handles are set on the shoulder and may imitate metallic examples. Flattened bottom.
The lopas was suitable for stewing and for frying. The rim is flanged outside to take a domed lid with pinched-up knob.
The examples unearthed in the Athenian Agora are not glazed and show rather broad handles.
Our piece is quite rare...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257651
Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian stone duck weight in banded chalcedony. With the head turned around and resting on its back.
in the form of ducks existed in Mesopotamia from the 3rd millennium BC continuing through to the 4th century BC.
For similar examples, cf. Christies June 1997 sale London, lot no. 148.
Chalcedony
Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian, ca. 800-600 BC
L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1257597
Tyche was originally a Greek goddess of chance but she was converted to a goddess of prosperity with cities under her protection. She is the daughter of Hermes and Aphrodite, and is the Roman equivalent of Fortuna. Depicted seated, with serene facial expression, wearing a long drapery garment and hair pulled back in a rear bun. Repaired at the neck and some ancient loss down her right arm. Ca. 2nd/3rd century A.D. 8 3/8 inches high. Ex. Froelich collection, NY., 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257594
A group of 15 painted Amarna pottery fragments. 18th Dynasty, Period of Akhenaten , 1352-1336 B.C. All with original color. Sizes range from 1 1/2 inches for smaller ones to 2 1/2 inches long for largest one. From an old Belgian family collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1257571
A rare Egyptian seal, likely dating to the 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

The seal is shaped as a tortoise with a cross design on the back. The base is decorated with several clear hieroglyps, likely a blessing.

Size:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257569 (stock #GD-563)
Exquisite ancient Etruscan Bird askos from Tarquinia or Vulci. Has a large eye created by a painted circle and central dot with a feathered head and neck; head slightly tilted to the right. Vertical filing spout with flared rim set to the rear next to the extended “feathered” tail, the black painted flanged handled extends from the neck of the bird to the base of the spout. The bulbous body has tear and wave motif design and central arrow and palm shaped design on the front...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1257568
A rare Egyptian seal, likely dating to the late period, Steatite with remnants of green glace. The seal is scaraboid shaped and displays a beautifully rendered Udjat Eye.

Size: 14 mm.

Condition: Choice!, no chips or damage at all.

Ex. Auction Gorny & Mosch, Old German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1257566
Egypt, New Kingdom, c.1570 - 1075 BC.

Superbly preserved faiance scarab with fine details to both body and head, incl. legs.

The base decorated with hieroglyphs in high relief.

A gem of a scarab!

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257563
Interesting untranslated hieroglyhic scarab, dating to the 2nd. intermediate period, 1750-1570 BC.

Finely engraved with a variety of symbols.

Size: 11 mm.

Condition: Choice, only very minor chipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257557
Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786- 1567 BC. Steatite scarab. Feathers of Maat flaking a a god, likely Bes.

Interesting engravings of V's on the body, nicely detailed with fina ancient patina.

Size: 14 mm.

Condition: Nearly Superb, some very light edge chipping from being perfect.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257553
Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC. Steatite scarab.

The scarab depicts a god or mythical hero holding a large crocodile in each hand (a 'master of animals' motif often depicted on early Babylonian and Iranian seals but scarce on egypt scarabs!)

Great detail.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition Nice, some very minor losses of surface as seen in scan.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257552
Choice Egyptian scarab, Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Steatite scarab. Stylized animals facing a Djed pillar and a bird.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact with light corrosion and surface losses.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257550
Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Choice steatite scaraboid. Base engraved with elaborate cruciform (cross) design.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Superb, very light wear and very clear design

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257547
A rare and highly interesting Egyptian scarab seal, likely dating to the 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Steatite scaraboid, shaped as three scarabs in a row!. Very rare depiction, first time we've ever encountered such a scarab in our 25 years in business!.

Deep relief on the bottom depicting a scroll.

Size: 13 mm.

Condition: Nice, minor chip othervise intact.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257546
A superb Egyptian, 2nd Intermediate steatite scarab, c. 1750 - 1570 BC.

The body nicely carved with great detail to the head and eyes. On base, the god Horus kneels over the back of a seated lion, an uraeus (Cobra-snake) in front of the lion.

Size: 20 mm. Intact with great surfaces and almost no wear at all.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257545
A well engraved Egyptian steatite scarab, dating 2nd Intermediate period, 1750-1570 BC.

Nice steatite scarab. Engraved with an complicated design of hieroglyphs including a couple of fish.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Nice, some wear, but intact.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch auctions, old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1257515
SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Alexander II Zabinas. 128-122 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; IÓI to outer left; below throne. Price: 580 euros.