All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #799727
c. 3rd-1st Century B.C.

A terracotta head of Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, originally part of a larger mold made figure. Remnants of paint and fine incised and applied details present. From Fayum, Egypt

2.50 inches (6 cm) high

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DIONYSOS (or Dionysus) was the great Olympian god of wine, vegetation, pleasure and festivity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #799711 (stock #B.40.B1)
c. 3rd-1st Century B.C.

Fragment of a Hellenistic Egyptian figure of Eros-Harpokrates. The diety wears the calathos surmounted by the double crown of Egypt. Made from a two part mold with fine incised and applied details. From Fayum, Egypt.

3.60 inches (9cm) high

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #799702 (stock #P.40.A1)
c. 3rd-1st Century B.C.

A fragment of a mold made head from Fayum, Egypt with fine incised and applied details and remnants of polychrome.

2.50 inches (6 cm) high

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #799563
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This is a bronze sword from ancient China. It dates to the Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC). The latter part of the Eastern Zhou dynasty (475-221 BC) is called the Warring States period. This period in Chinese history was one of instability and conflict between many smaller Kingdom-states...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #799559
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$1295.00
This type of bronze weapon is generally designated as a short sword. It has a substantial midrib with tapering edges. The edges are concave in the upper part and gracefully draw into spikes or wings that extend around either side of the tang. Weapons of this type are found in Northwestern Iran and most likely date to around the 9th century BC. “Weapons of this type [are] widely represented in the Ghaletenti I cemetery in Dailiman.” (“Arms and Armor from Iran” by Manouchehr M...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #799557
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$1495.00
This type of bronze weapon is generally designated as a short sword. It has a substantial midrib with tapering edges. The edges are concave in the upper part and gracefully draw into spikes or wings that extend around either side of the tang. Weapons of this type are found in Northwestern Iran and most likely date to around the 9th century BC. “Weapons of this type [are] widely represented in the Ghaletenti I cemetery in Dailiman.” (“Arms and Armor from Iran” by Manouchehr M...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #799552
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$2295.00
This is an ancient bronze short sword from Northwestern Iran. It has a choice, predominantly blue patina mottled with green and red. The lower half of the hilt is basically ovoid in hape with a lappet-flanged area on both broad surfaces. Flanged areas often held inlays of wood or bone but a lappet flange of this type was probably a decoration in and of itself. The upper half of the hilt is also ovoid but with the broad surfaces oriented perpendicular to the lower half...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #798737 (stock #Z.284)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,400.00
c. 1st Millennium B.C

Cast bronze figure of an ibex with nice detail including ribbed horns and a collar which continues into the suspension loop.

In excellent and original condition with nice patina.

Extremely rare example.

1.9 x 1.2 inches (5 x 2.9 cm)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #798734 (stock #Z.210)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,250.00
c. 63-330 A.D.

A heavy, fluted handle terminating in a collar from which emerges a ram's head with curled horns. The patera was an object used by the Romans to make offerings to the gods, an integral part of Roman life. Found in Samaria (Biblical Shomron). In very good condition with details largely intact and light greenish patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #798181 (stock #Z.240.A8)
c. 63 B.C. - 330 A.D

An ancient Roman probe, scoop and needle. Some encrustation but in excellent condition

7.10 inches (18 cm); 5.80 inches (14.7 cm); 6.80 inches (17.27 cm)

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Almost every medical writer mentions the spathomele. It cons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #797388 (stock #C.102A.212)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,475.00
Reign of Emperor Julian The Philosopher (355-363 A.D.)

Obverse: Finely engraved bust of Julian wearing the royal diadem and robes, fastened by a large brooch at the shoulder; Latin legend DN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG, abbreviated form of Dominus Noster Flavius Claudius Julianus Pius Felix Augustus = 'Our Lord Flavius Claudius Julianus Dutiful and Wise Augustus'

Reverse: The Apis Bull standing right, two stars above; Latin legend SECVRITAS REIPVB = 'The Security of the Republic'

Found ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #797341 (stock #C.8.A.C10088)
Reign of Emperor Flavius Valerius Constantinus “Constantine the Great” (c. 285 – 337 A.D.)

Obverse: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, laureate bust facing right, helmeted & cuirassed.

Reverse : VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, two Victories facing & inscribing VOT PR on shield placed on altar

Found in Jerusalem. In fine condition with natural greenish patina. Set in modern 18K Gold Pendant, handmade by the finest Armenian-Jerusalemite jewelers.

18 mm diameter; 5.6 g weight for gol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #797264 (stock #C.8.10001)
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.

A Bronze Prutah in a modern, handmade, 18K gold setting crafted by the finest Armenian-Jerusalemite jewellers. Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition with natural, greenish patina..

18 mm diameter; 5.70 g weight for gold and coin.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #797259 (stock #C.8.100801)
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.

A Bronze Prutah in a modern, handmade, 18K gold setting crafted by the finest Armenian-Jerusalemite jewelers. Found in the Holy Land. In fine condition with natural, greenish patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #796684 (stock #P.308)
c. 333-63 B.C.

This vessel consists of an ovoid base atop a small foot, a wide neck with everted rim and a single handle from rim to shoulder. Made on a potter’s wheel the red paint decoration is still visible around the neck and on the body of the vessel. Most likely used for the storage of precious liquids such as wine of olive oil.

Found in Bethlehem. In very good condition

Dimensions: 10 x 7 inches (26 x 17.3 cm)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #796646 (stock #P.589 )
Biblical Artifacts
$1,450.00
c. 3800-3500 B.C.

Extremely rare jar with round body, lug handles and flat base. Painted decoration and rope ornamentation present.

Made by the Ghassulian culture of the Chalcolithic Southern Levant.

Found in Jericho. In good condition with minor restoration on rim of vessel.

3.8 x 3.9 inches (9.8 x 9.9 cm)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #796082 (stock #P.91100)
Middle Bronze Age II; c. 1850-1550 B.C.

With ovoid body and flared rim, attached handle from rim to shoulder. Very nice earthy patina.

Found in Hebron. In very good and original condition.

7.3 x 3.3 inches (19 x 8.1 cm)

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