All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1379290
A scarce and interesting bronze seal, engraved with a Bird and with a large loop, Anatolian, late 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The seal uncleaned with an attractive patina.

Size: 23 mm. tall.

Ex. Collection of Dr. Grözinger, Germany, before 1962.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1378392
A scarce and interesting bronze seal, engraved with a bullor Goat and wih a large loop, Anatolian, late 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The seal with an attractive green patina.

Size: 19 mm. tall.

Ex. Collection of Dr. Grözinger, Germany, before 1962.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1378388
An interesting stamp seal finely carved as a Duck with it's head turned and resting on it's back, Hittite or Neo-Hittite, late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

The motif of the Duck an Anatolian version of the Sumerian weights of the 3rd. millenium BC. The carving of the Duck typical for the very elaborate seals of Anatolia, starting in the 2nd. mill...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1378387
A scarce and interesting bronze seal, engraved with a bird and wih a large loop, Anatolian, late 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The seal with an attractive green patina with hard redish encrustations.

Size: 29 mm. tall.

Ex. Collection of Dr. Grözinger, Germany, before 1962.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1378385
A highly interesting and beautiful Redstone (Jasper?) Scaraboid, Levantine / Holyland, 1st. millenium BC.

This seal predates the Greco-Persian period of Scaraboids and was made during the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is engraved with a complicated pattern, like multible Swaztikas or perhaps a scetched bird (?). Very sharp and attractive engraving

Size: 16 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378384
A large and impressive bronze seal with Zoomorphic handle in the shape of two bird heads, early 1st. mill. BC.

The seal large - 4 cm. tall and weighing 41,6 grams. It's cast with two heads and a loop between them. The seal being round and engraved with a Sun or star symbol.

Condition: Choice, exceptional red and green patina, but can be further cleaned with good result.

Ex. Collection of Dr. Grözinger, Germany, before 1962.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378130
Interesting and very beautiful Kohl vessel, Persian, likely Khorassan, Seljuk Period, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The vessel finely decorated with engravings, standing on three legs with Goat head applications.

Size: 8 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, finely patinated.

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378124 (stock #GLD-002)
JJ Oriental
$4,500.00
A Kushan gold necklace delicately strung with very small ancient lapis lazuli beads (approximately 24 beads to an inch). There are 12 gold coins with images of 6 ancient kings - six on each side. There are 2 kings that we recognize - one is Vasudeva I, the other is "Ohsho" holding an elephant goad, thunderbolts, a trident and a goat. The center bead is a oblong fluted gold bead. There are also two blue glass beads flanking the central gold bead. Wearable...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377694
A rare cylinder seal with the carving of a procession of 4 figures, Syrian, (2nd. Syrian group of cylinders), dating to the mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal very attractive with a fine provincial carving, the figures have tools or weapons in hand and there's a variety of other elements carved in the fields.

Size: 23 mm. tall and ca. 9 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, some smooth wear.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376829
A fine Greenish black stone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

A scarce Anatolian version of the ancient Cylinder seal, where all 4 sides are engraved with a figures, Star and perhaps Moon symbols.

Size: Nearly 20 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376816 (stock #69)
PARTHIAN CLAY FIGURE OF A RECLINING MAN IN PARTHIAN DRESS
PARTHIAN EMPIRE, 1ST CENTURY AD

Dimensions:
Length: 11 cm
Height: 10 cm
Height on stand: 13 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

All items that we offer for sale come with a certificate of authenticity.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376779
An interesting small collection of Levantine seals, dating to the late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

Pyramidal-shaped seals with square impression (base), engraved with animal, plant, cross or star etc., one is unengraved.

A nice little lot of seals with good patinas.

Sizes 12-15 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376760
A very rare and interesting bronze seal, Levantine, Hittite / Neo-Hittite states, late 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The seal is massive made in solid bronze, with a large pierced handle and engraved on the base with what we belive is a Luwian or related Levantine cultures inscription.

Size: 34 mm. in diameter and ca. 32 mm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376438
A scarce and beautiful Anatolian seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 2nd. mill. BC.

The Button seal engraved with a winged bull with Human bust, like the Centaur of the Greeks.

Size: 16-17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some wear.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376363
Rare later Hittite Jasper Stamp seal, Neo-Hittite states of the Levante, ca. 1200-800 BC.

A beautiful gem of a seal, made in red Jasper with fine engravings on handle and knob and the engraving of a bull in the base.

Size: 11-12 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376264 (stock #4408)
ANCIENT ELAMITE TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF ASTARTE
1500 – 1000 BC

An Elamite terracotta figure of the goddess Astarte, depicted nude with her hands cupped beneath her breasts and with elaborate coiffure, wearing bracelets, earrings and a necklace with pendant hanging between her breasts

Ishtar (Akkadian), Astarte (Phoenician), or Inanna (Sumerian) was the most important female deity in Mesopotamia through the second millennium BC...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376051 (stock #N.81288)
SPLENDID ANCIENT BEADS NECKLACE
SUMERIAN, MESOPOTAMIA, 2000 BC

Length: 45 cm

The necklace is featuring gold and carnelian beads in different shapes.

Carnelian was thought to cause the blood to circulate smoothly throughout the body. It was believed to make the skin healthy and youthful, removing sores and blemishes when worn. Because of its calming effects on the blood, carnelian also makes one feel peaceful and slow to anger...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376040
A scarce stamp seal in red Jasper with unknown Symbol, perhaps a Luwian hieroglyph or just an Anchor?, ca. 1st. mill. BC.

The seal either Neo-Hittite of slightly later from the Levantine cultures.

Attractive in finely polished red stone.

Size: 22 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.