Sensual and Appealing Greek Attic Column Krater: Ex Florence Painter
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335771
A quality thick butted axe, dating to the Single grave Culture 2800-2400 BC.

A rather large axe measuring 182 mm. Superbly executed with visible seams on all edges, unpolished with a perfect symethri.

Condition: Near Mint, a few tiny chips to the edge.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335770
A larger unpolished neolithic axe, dating to 3rd.4th mill. BC

The axe unpolished with a broad blade and some nice carving (knapping) details, incl, finely worked edges.

Size: 172 mm.

Condition: Choice, minor roughness to the edges. Wonderfull vivid mottled brown patina.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335769
A completely intact flaked danish neolithic axe, dating to 3rd-2nd mill BC. The axe has a convex, perfectly shaped cutting, edge and straight parallel sides which taper to a squared off butt end.

The axed measure 135 mm. Each face of the object has been worked with flaking - a very skillfull job!

The flaked sides taper evenly towards the butt end.

The axe has a beautyful mottled greyish white and beige patina and is in nearly superb condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335767
A very attractive neolithis chisel dating to 2400-2000 BC.

The chisel was knapped by an expert flintsmith with fine, symmetric curves on the broadside.

It is unpolished and fairly large measuring 166 mm. The patina is black and and quite glossy - an attractive piece in hand.

Condition: Choice!, some roughness to the edge, othervise superb.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335766
A very rare danish neolithic flint miniature dagger. Probably a broken spear which was recut to a small dagger with fishtail shape.

Excellent napping in distinct fishtail shape. Delicious whitish grey patina.The dagger measure 106 mm in length.

Some roughness to the edge but otherwise in superb condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335765
Senatus Consulto
$1495.00
A rare large lancet dagger with parallel knapping, Danish, Late neolithic period (Daggertime), ca. 2200 BC.

A high quality large and impressive lancet shaped dagger. The dagger is extremely well made with fine tiny details from the knapping (chipping) of the silex. The dagger is parallel knapped and the details of this splendid work is clearly visible in the pictures. Size: c. 210 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335708
Sumerian quartz cylinder seal with banquet scene, Early Dynastic III, ca 2500-2300 B.C.

Size: 19 mm.

Depicted two facing seated female (rare occurrence!) figures w birdheads before the temple, both wearing long skirt and raising a cup.

Ex. P. Erelt Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335706
Senatus Consulto
$1,400.00
Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal, dating ca. 800-700 BC.

A spectacular cylinder seal, relatively large and perfect condition and wonderful style.

In lapis lazuli, burnt or petrified on the surface.

Size: 30x15mm.

Accompanied with a note of prof. Lambert: ''The main items shown on this seal are two gods. On the right is a standing god in a nimbus. he wears no head-gear, but a long robe open at the front, from which one leg projects...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335703
Senatus Consulto
$1,950.00
Akkadian greyish stone cylinder seal with unique design, dating ca. 2300-2200 BC.

A very attractive seal, massive as most Akkadian seals are. Accompanied by a scholarly note by professor W.G. Lambert: "Cylinder Seal of Grey Stone. 32 x 24mm. In the centre of the scene is a standing god, with long beard, long robe from the waist of decorated cloth and bottom fringe. In each hand he is gripping the horn of a bull: the two identical: long curling beards and manes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1335645
A pair of high carat Greco-Roman gold earrings. 2nd Century BC/2nd Century AD. 1/2 inch diameter. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1335644
A pair of high carat Greco-Roman gold earrings. 2nd Century BC/2nd Century AD. 1/2 inch diameter. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1335617
A hollow molded Greek Hellenistic terracotta figurine. Depicting a standing nude male on a rectangular base with prominent details. 4th century BC. 4.5 inches high. Head reattached. From an old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1335604
Terracotta lion-headed deity mold, depicted with bandy-legs, the ears and mane of a lion. New Kingdom, 18th-20th Dynasty, 1300-1070 B.C. 2 1/16 inches high. Intact. Ex. Alex Malloy, South Salem, NY, 1970s. She was the female version of the dwarf-god Bes. She was a protector god who protected people from evil spirits, snakes, and misfortune. She was also a goddess of music and dance.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1335535
Paestan Bell krater, depicting a male profile on side A and a swan decorated with outstretched wings on side B. Large palmettes painted under each handle and wave design along perimeter of lower section. 4th Century B.C. 9.1 inches high. 9.8 inches in diameter. Repaired with all original parts. From an old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1335387 (stock #ECC.marcus)
The great Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius is honored in this set, which features genuine ancient Roman silver coins of both the Emperor Marcus and his wife, Faustina the Younger.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (121-180) was one of the most brilliant rulers the western world has ever produced. His natural genius was cultivated at a young age by the emperor Hadrian, who ensured that the boy was given the best education possible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1335384 (stock #ECC.domna)
The best-known names of ancient Rome are invariably male, and in the 500 years between the reigns of Caesar Augustus and Justinian I, not a single woman held the Roman throne—not even during the chaotic Crisis of the Third Century, when new emperors claimed the throne every other year.

This does not mean that women were not vital to the greatest empire the world has ever known...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1335383 (stock #ECC.hadrian)
Julius Caesar sent the first Roman troops to the isle in 55 BCE, Claudius established it as a province a century later, and many a future emperor first fought along its distant shores, but no Roman Emperor is more associated with Britannia than Hadrian. The mighty wall that bears his name stretched from the Tyne (North Sea) to the Solway (Irish Sea), marking the northern border of the Empire.

Born in Spain in 76 CE, Hadrian ascended to the throne upon the death of Trajan in 117...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1335381 (stock #ECC.gallic)
By the middle of the third century, the Roman Empire began to show signs of collapse. A parade of emperors took the throne, mostly from the ranks of the military. Years of civil war and open revolt led to an erosion of territory. In the year 260, in a battle on the Eastern front, the emperor Valerian was taken prisoner by the hated Persians. He died in captivity, and his corpse was stuffed and hung on the wall of the palace of the Persian king...