All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1214219
Biblical Artifacts
$3,000.00
c. 6th-5th Century B.C.

The lotiform phiale with a flaring rim and a central omphalos surrounded by ten lotus petals with bud motifs between them, both done in repousse.

In excellent and original condition. Natural green patina present. Found in the Holy Land.

Diameter: 6.7 inches (17.02 cm)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1204212
Biblical Artifacts
$3,500.00
Early Dynastic III c. 2600-2300 B.C.

The calf stands statically on all four legs, the front right leg slightly in front of the left, the two back legs parallel, with a large tail curved over and resting on its back. The muzzle of the calf is clearly defined as are the protruding ears and slightly downward turned horns. The eyes are incised and each pupil is delineated by a small dot. Incision is also used to mark the ribs of the animal and can be clearly seen on the left side of its body...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #803456 (stock #080808)
Biblical Artifacts
SOLD
c. 9th Century B.C.

Thin bronze axe head having two blades set perpendicularly with a long, hollow slip shaft between for hafting. Interestingly, the hafting cross cords are cast in the mold, and surmount a low relief eye on each side. Nice red and green patina. Exceptional quality, in very good condition.

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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 : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #795283 (stock #Z.72)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,900.00
c. 1st Millennium B.C.

The large cast bronze finial depicts a shamanistic depiction of the Master of Animals with each hand terminating in a confronted animal head.

In excellent condition with nice, natural brown patina.

14 inches (34 cm) high

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #784500 (stock #Z.12.6.08A)
Biblical Artifacts
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c. 11th-8th Century B.C.

Cast bronze axe head with flared blade. Characteristic of the Luristan culture in western Iran. Nice, green patina. In excellent condition.

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The mountains of western Iran were home to a long tradition of metalworking...