All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #928097
Ancient biblical Late Bronze Age reddish terracotta measuring jug with a tre-foil mouth for pouring and a pointed base

Late Bronze Age: 1550 - 1200 BC "Time of Moses"

Measurements: Height: 14.5 cm - Diameter: 9 cm - Height on stand: 17 cm

Condition: Good condition

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #925408 (stock #GD-451)
Lovely green glass unguentarium with a tall slender body with bulbous base, a little iridescence. Circa 2nd century AD. In perfect condition! Measures 3 inches in height. Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1700 item #925058 (stock #210)
Found in Livorno (Italy). Still fully working. Clay material and partly salt glazed. Condition: Very good condition. Measurement: Hight 6.7 cm = 2.6 in

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924978 (stock #GD-450)
Here you find a rate ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of the Crown of Upper Egypt. This example is in perfect condition as shown. In a dark green faience, dates to the New Kingdom. Measures 1.4 inches in length. This is a rare amulet, in great condition and nice size!.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Similar amulet is found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924962 (stock #GD-449)
Lovely coloured faience amulet of the god Shu. The actual word “Shu” means being dry, withered or parched and was associated with the hot sunlight and the dry air. He is often shown wearing a feather and holding the sun as in this fine example. He was considered the god of the space and light between the earth and the sky and was also believed to hold power over serpents. Shu also held the ladder to the heavens that the deceased would climb in order to reach the other realm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #924673
This Sassanian seal has an image of an animal, possibly a wolf or a fox. The carved image is seen on the flat side of the piece, and this piece dates circa 4th-5th century A.D. The carving is done by the creation of deep lines which accent the limbs and head of the animal. This piece is made of a hard black steatite, which is very difficult to carve, and consequently, there are few Sassanian seals that are made from this material...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
Here you find a ring fragment in reddish tone, with cartouche of Ne-fer-ka-re, which translates to "Beautiful is the soul of Re". He was a Nubian Pharaoh therefore this piece dates to 25th Dynasty. Measures 1" in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Shabaka was the second ruler of the Nubian line (25th dynasty) to rule Egypt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
Here you find a green faience cheetah or leopard sitting on a shrine. This would have been found on a mummy wrapping. Dates to the 27th Dynasty. Measure 2.25 inches in lenght. Small section missing as seen in photo.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923800 (stock #GD-442)
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a narrow neck and flaring rim, high foot and two high arching handles. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering. Greek key decoration encircles the vessel with two horizontal lines on one side and three on the obverse. Has minor calcium deposits. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 2.75 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923797 (stock #GD-441)
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, two moulded handles and tiny foot. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering body. Nice chevron pattern around the rim and a laurel leaf decoration encircling vessel; obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.75 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923796 (stock #GD-440)
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, low foot and two moulded handles. Foot has a rounded underside. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering upper part of body between handles, four horizontal lines and chevron pattern. Tongues beneath rim and obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.5 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923795 (stock #GD-439)
This guttus has a low rounded body with a flat, closed top decorated with the head of Silenus as a central medallion. The medallion is framed by a groved ring sharply defined edges. These black gloss vases with high relief decoration was produced in many places in Southern Italy. The foot is in two degrees separated by a moulded ridge and buff ceramic. A nearly vertical spout is set on the shoulder. It has a slightly flaring profile and an open flanged mouth. On the body is a moulded pattern of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #919125
From Jerusalem, With it's exquisite detail and rich multi-hued patina, this is a beautiful ancient Roman bronze coin of Emperor Maximianus, dated from, 286 - 305 A.D
Nicely mounted on a sterling silver hand made pendant

Every facial feature can be readily seen. The presence of the radiant crown on the emperor's head is a less common image on his coins and shows a fascinating and accurate glimpse into ancient Roman costume of its royal ceremony.

Maximianus was a close friend of the em...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #919124
From Jerusalem, an ancient Nabatean bronze coin, nicely mounted on a sterling silver hand made pendant
Dated from, 9 BC - 40 AD "Nabatean Kingdom"
Nabataea, King Aretas IV & Queen Shugailat
Obverse: Jugate busts of Aretas IV & Shugailat
Reverse: Crossed cornucopiae, Nabataean inscription. Beautiful coin with original desert sand

Hight: 2.5 cm - Width: 2 cm

Weight: 6.7 grams

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #917134 (stock #GD-430)
An ancient Egyptian miniature faience amulet of a squatting baboon. The god Thoth was particularly associated with scribes. Dates to circa the New Kingdom, Ca. 1550-1070 BC. Top of head missing however much nicer than the picture captures. Measures 25 mm.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

For reference see: C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, (Texas, 1994), p. 27.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #917064
An ancient Egyptian alabaster oviod shaped body vessel would have been used to carry perfumed oils

Circa, 1000 BC

Measurements: Height: 5.5 cm - Diameter: 2.3 cm -Height on stand: 7 cm

Nicely mounted on a custom plexi-glass display stand

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #915709 (stock #GD-427)
Here you find a very rare pendant amulet of fecundity, in blue faience, depicts the sky-goddess (mother goddess) Nut as a sow. Seems to be suckling or swallowing her piglets. Dates to the Third Intermediate Period (1085-760 BC). Measures 1 inch in length. “The sky goddess whose arched body formed the vault of heaven gave birth to the sun each dawn and swallowed him each dusk; conversely, she bore the myriad stars each evening and gobbled them up each dawn. It is not surprising that, as m...