All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1300415
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$350.00
Ancient banded agate bead Roman - Persian 100 BC- 300 AD great condition. Size 15mm by 7 mm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1277168 (stock #CB89)
Venus Galleries
$150.00
c. 710-50 AD

Al-Ramla Mint

Obverse: Arabic script (There is no god but Allah alone) within circle, striations around edge.

Reverse: Arabic script (Muhammad is the messenger of Allah) and palm branch within circle, Arabic script around edge.

In fine condition with natural patina present.

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included

Bibliography:

Walker, 846

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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1355351
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$1,195.00
Gandharan Kushan Period 2-3c Stucco Buddha head fragment from a Buddhist temple , slight traced of color remain. Size H 4" W 2.5" D 2.75" unmounted.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1375617 (stock #2699)
POTTERY FIGURE OF ASTARTE "FERTILITY GODDESS"
ANCIENT PERSIA, LURESTAN REGION, C. 1200 – 700 BC

Measurements:
Height: 16 cm
Width: 9 cm
Height on stand: 18.5 cm
Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass custom made display stand

Condition: Good condition as shown

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322049
LARGE POTTERY BOWL WITH GREEN GLACE, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH-11TH. CENTURY AD.

A very high bowl, almost cone shaped and particularly large for the type. Eastern part of the ancient Samanid Empire, around the Bamiyan region.

Size: ca 23 cm. wide and 12 cm. high!.

Condition: Choice for type with much original glaze, hairline cracks restored and almost invisible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1268994 (stock #P40)
Venus Galleries
$1,500.00
c. 2nd Millennium B.C.

This figure depicts the goddess Astarte and is an excellent example of the “bird-faced” type. The only features present on the face are the beak-like nose and two pellet eyes. The headdress is elaborate and is accentuated by the incised decoration. The figure’s jewelry is depicted by six horizontal pierced lines on the upper chest. The two hands cup where the breasts of the figure would be, although they are not actually depicted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1358654
Senatus Consulto
$7,500.00
Rare Clay Foundation Brick, Elamite, ca 1300 BC.

This brick is rare and intact with 4 lines of Cuneiform going all the way over two sides. So this foundation stone was at the same time a corner stone that would have been visible from two sides of the building. The inscription is in Elamite language, but written using Mesopotamian cuneiform.

The inscription is a standard one that celebrates the king of Elam, in this case likely Untash-Napirisha, from ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411769
A fine matching pair of nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The jars of a vase form small round base, painted zoomorphic motif of a lions and multible fishes.

Size: 12-13 cm. tall each.

Condition: Nice lot, the fish jar is completely intact, the lion jar has a repaired crack, some typical wear to the decoration.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1401805
Burnished Yortan jug of globular body and narrow neck. The beaked spout is connected to the body with an arched handle.
Six raised knobs around the belly and one at the bottom to the handle.
Ceramic
Anatolian, Yortan Culture, 2700-2500 BC
H. 24 cm (9.4 in)
Spout and handle reattached, otherwise choice condition. Carefully polished surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1367401 (stock #3212)
Persian, Elamite Pink Terracotta Toy Mouflon (Sheep) on Wheels, Middle Elamite Period, ca. 1500 - 1200 BCE. One horn chipped as seen in images, otherwise in excellent condition. Artifact is 2 3/4" x 4" x 4 1/2". With hollow cylindrical body and tiny head. Mounted on four wheels. Wheel axles pass through pierced holes. Cf: The Royal City of Susa, Ancient Near Eastern Treasures in the Louvre, fig. 136, p. 196...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361484
An interesting very large Grey-Ware vessel, with three handles, Amlash, ca. 1100-900 AD.

The vessel from the ancient makers of the famous spouted jars in the region (city) of Amlash.

Finely sculptured vessel with three large handles and a full body and narrow base. With small Spout.

Size: 27,5 cm. high and 25 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1351269 (stock #3192)
Syro Hittite Terracotta Idol, Middle Bronze Age ca. 1800 BCE. 4" x 1 1/2" x 3 1/4". Some repair as seen in images, but otherwise in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd Jerusalem. “They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; they have ears, but they her not; neither is there any breath in their mouths.” Psalm 135. When according to tradition, Abraham rejected the idols that Terach, his father, had made. He established the foundation for Judaism’s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1317354 (stock #1321)
MESOPOTAMIAN POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING WORSHIPER
Babylonian period, 1800 BC

Measurements:
Height: 10 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 13 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand on high quality.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362497
A rare vase with insized geomethric patterns, Amlash Blackware, 1200-1000 AD.

A beautiful blackware vase, hard burning and finely decorated.

Size: 14 cm.

Condition: Choice, small piercing in the body and a few small rim chips, othervise intact. An old collection tag still on the body.

Ex. Provenance: Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1350802 (stock #3178)
Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot, ca 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 3 1/2" x 4" x 3 1/4". Incised decoration on chariot, with four terracotta wheels. Ex: Archaeological Center, Ltd. Jerusalem. Intact and in excellent condition. The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes River, just upstream of Lake Homs near the modern Syrian-Lebanese border. The battle is gener...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1183679 (stock #1894)
Syro-Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess. Cream colored clay goddess with large ears, pointed nose and expressive eyes, conical breasts and primitive drapery. Hands missing and small chip on frontal base. Ancient Asia Minor (Syria/Turkey), 2nd - 1st Millennium B.C.E. Goddess is 4 3/4" x 2 3/4" x 1 3/4", on custom stand 5 1/2" high. Ex: Superior Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA. For example see Pergamon Museum, Berlin Germany. Astarte is the Greek form of the name Ashtart, who, along with Asherah an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394394 (stock #3326)
Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess Bowl, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" diameter. Professional repair to foot. Some chips due to age and wear, otherwise in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd. Jerusalem. Astarte is the Greek form of the name Ashtart, who, along with Asherah and Anath, was one of the three great goddesses of the Canaanite pantheon. In Canaanite religion she was associated primarily with love and fertility, playing the role of divine courtesan,...