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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1920 item #1358682
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Interesting large jade carving, possibly antique.

The carving in the shape of a Dog. Very attractive carving!

Size: ca. 67 mm. long. Weight: 93,13 grams.

Ex. Old Danish Collection, bought the 1980s and 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358581
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$350.00
Rare and awesome stamp seal in a fine Sardunyx, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal likely early and depicting an image of a prince standing in a fine dress.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Choice, very sharp!

Ex. German Private Collection (W.D.).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358580
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$395.00
A rare stamp seal in fine banded Agate, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 700-500 BC.

The seal extremely attractive showing a rider with sabre or sword on a horse. The figure is likely a king hunting or at war.

Diameter: 2,2 cm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. Collection O.U. since the 1940s, Germany, Hesse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358533
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$375.00
A Sumerian, archaic cylinder seal, Mesopotamia, dating to the Sumerian period, early 3rd. millenium BC.

A wonderful seal with a sharp engraving of a Demon fighting a bull and a Deity behind, many symbols in the field. Fine representation of the Demon with long arms and claws!

Size: ca. 18 mm. high and quite thick.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Inventory of Karl Kress Coin Gallery, Munich, 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358531
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$575.00
A very interesting and inscribed Cylinder seal, Either late Akkadian or from the third Dynasty of Ur, Ca. 2300-2000 BC.

Presentation scene, with the deity facing right holding a small winged figure in hand(?) before him a worshipper. Fine sharp cuneiform in three lines behind the Throne. Awesome seal on a mottled black Serpentine stone with some even wear.

Size: ca. 19 mm.

Ex. Collection O.U. since the 1940s, Germany, Hesse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358530
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A Beautiful Carnelian Cylinder seal, Old-Babylonian, ca. 1900 - 1700 BC

King or god seated on Throne resting on a large animal, he is holding a staff with a Bulls head, worshipper or demi-god in front and the space with alter. Inscribed with two rows of Cuneiform.

Size: 24 mm.

Condition: Choice.

German Private Collection (W.D.), from the Rhine area, collected in the 1970s (ex. Gorny & Mosch)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358468
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$1,250.00
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A superb and very inscribed Akkadian lapis Lazuli seal!

Early Akkadian lapis lazuli cylinder seal with contest scene and owners name, Mesopotamia, ca. 2500-2300 BC.

There are three clear signs. The fourth sign on the left is a puzzling picture - it's a part of seal design. The inscription reads Ur-ni-mu-na.

Inscribed Lapis seals from the Akkadian Empire are extremely rare and this seal is a beauty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358001
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$165.00
A wonderful stamp seal engraved with a Scorpio, Mesopotamian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The serpentinite seal rectangular with a small handle, finely polished and engraved with a Scorpio on the bottom.

Size: 19 mm.

Condition: Superb

Ex. German Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1357655
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$795.00
An awesome style Cylinder seal, likely Neo-Assyrian, ca. 900-700 BC.

The seal carved in very high relief with a scene of great beauty - human figure herding animals. The seal carved in an extremely attractive red, orange and white carnelian stone.

Size: 32 mm. high and ca. 14-15 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, ex jevellery and lightly polished from use.

Ex Bavarian Private Collection (Germany), bought in the 1990s by Gunow, Berlin.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356292
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$295.00
A large and superbly executed stamp seal with winged beast, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is unsually well-engraved for the type and large, done in a very attractive milky white agate stone.

Size: 22-23 mm wide. The weight is 12 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356030
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$475.00
An exceptional Arkkadian (Mesopotamian) stone Mace Head, dating 2400-2100 BC.

A rare Mace, carved and polished in a fine almost black Serpentinite stone, a stone widely used for seals in the period. The Mace of Piriform, but in this case finely fluted for extra impact power.

Size: ca. 60 mm. high and 55 mm. wide. Weight: 213 grams.

Condition: Choice for the type and age, some wear from ancient use at one side but all below the fine patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356028
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$350.00
A rare Mace head in superbly polished Greenstone, Greater mesopotamia, 3rd. millenium BC.

The Mace head is very attractive, polished in a type green hardstone, slightly elongated form, like a hammer and deadly in hand-to-hand battle.

Size: ca. 70 mm. long and 43 mm. high, weight: 217 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: From an old German Private Collection of Mace Heads (W.D.), bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1350136
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$250.00
Fine ancient Agate Stamp seal, Persian, datin g to the 1st. mill. BC!

The seal finely polished and attractive in an agate stone, engraved with a ram and birds, and pierced for attachment to a string.

Size: ca. 14 mm.

Ex. Egeskov collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1348626
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$950.00
Interesting and rare cylinder seal with Cuneiform or Pseudo Cuneiform, good with worshipper, in a red-black stone, Babylonia or Syria, ca. 1900-1600 BC.

The seal finely engraved and nicely preserved. The roll-out does not do it justice!

Size: ca. 17 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in the Victoria Lindström inventory 1950s (early Swedish Private Collection).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1348625
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$1,150.00
A highly important cylinder seal, inscribed with a fine two-line cuneiform inscription and carved with two gods, one with mace, animals and symbols, Old Babylonian, ca. 1900-1600 BC.

The seal finely made in a black sepentine stone and very rare with the Cunei.

Size: 20 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in the Victoria Lindström inventory (early Swedish Private Collection).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346563
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$550.00
A rare and beautiful large stamp seal in black Jet stone, Indo-Iranian / Bactrian, 1st. mill. BC.

The seal depicts the typical scene from Neo-Assyrian seals where the great king or hero slays the lion. The size and shape of the stone, combined with the wonderful naiive style of the carving, is more typical for the Bactrian region. And interesting seal made in the borderlands between Persian and Bactrian influence.

Size: 38 mm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346490
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$150.00
An interesting ring carved in one piece of carnelian, Sassian 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with the engraved image of a bird. Beautiful and meant to have been carried in a string, not to wear.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, patina and some light wear to the inner edge. A very sharp intaglio.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346483
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$195.00
A wonderful seal in dark green paste, Neo-Babylonian, made for a seal ring, 900-700 BC.

The intaglio with the image of a walking Griffin - a monster with lions body, a birds head and wings. Nice impression and a fine historic seal from a famous Empire.

Size: 14 mm.

Condition: Choice, nice piece.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection