A very large and highly interesting Mesopotamian amulet of a cow, ca. jemdet Nasr 3200-3000 BC.
A very large amulet carved in one piece of shell, where the artist have preserved the outer layer of Mother of pearl. Very nicely done. The amulet is carved in the shape of a cow or bull with folded horns and incised circles on the surface. Two ...click for details
A very fine and completely intact Gnathian-ware trefoil oinochoe, Magnia Graecia, c. 350 - 320 BC.
The neck and shoulder decorated with banding, a vine and tendril device below. Also known as a 'lip jug', this type of vessel was often used for serving wine or water and was refilled by dipping it into a larger krater or similar ba ...click for details