All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412541
A very rare and massive Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful clean white marble showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, facing right, flanked by two mythical winged 4-legged beast, which he grasp by the forelegs.

Wonderful depiction and at the same time a very unusual and superb seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 39 mm. tall and 22 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1393169 (stock #1-1122)
Heavy bracelet decorated with a tiger head at each tip. Bronze, with partly encrusted green patina. Bactria, ca. 6th century B.C. maybe earlier. Inside diameter: around 9.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1392845 (stock #1-1121)
Mosaic glass pendant in the shape of a bearded head, surmounted by a large loop for attachment to a necklace. Phenicia, or Carthage, archaic period, 350 to 200 B.C. Height: 6.1 cm. Barely visible old accident, superbly restored, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: similar pendants are shown in the Antique Glass Collection of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Publications: "Les verres antiques du Musee du Louvre", Louvre Editions, Paris 2011.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390961 (stock #3286)
Sumerian Stone Head of a Lion, Seal, Stamp, Late Uruk / Jemdet Nasr Period, ca. 3100 - 2900 BCE. In profile, with pursed mouth, whiskers, hollow eye, and pricked ears. 1 1/8" x 1 1/8" x 1/4", on stand 3 3/4" high. In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1389899 (stock #1-1110)
Important silver alloy goblet with an embossed decoration representing dancers and musicians. Bactria, Ca. 500 BC. Height: 12.4 cm. Old, and tiny, accidents, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1377477 (stock #1-1089)
Glass medallion inserted into a bronze pendant, representing the profil in relief of a helmeted king, possibly Eucratides. Bactria, 4th century BC. Total height: 4 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376448
A superb necklace made of spherical and disc-shaped beads of red cornelian and a central pendant in form of an imitation of a stater from Tarsos, Northern Levante / Northern Mesopotamia, 3rd millenium B.C.

70 ancient Carnelian beads were carefully selected to form this beautiful necklace, all glossy and in a nice array of orange-red colours.

Size: ca. 49,5 cm. in a single row and with the pendant as extra, diameter 33 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375505
BRONZE SHORT SWORD
BRONZE AGE PERSIA, 1200 – 800 BC

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for the ancient weapons collectors the chance to purchase this exquisite museum quality ancient full handled bronze short sword.

It has a prominent raised mid-rib terminating proximally into the open loop of a “C”.

Measurements: Length: 52 cm – Width: 6 cm -Height on stand: 38 cm

Excellent archaeological condition, not repaired and not restored with beautiful patina....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1367791 (stock #3218)
Chalcolithic, Tepe Sialk Iran, Terracotta Bowl with Ibex, Horned Animals. ca. 5000 - 4000 Century BCE. Professionally repaired as seen in images. 2 3/4" x 7 5/8" diameter. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd. Tel Aviv. Cf: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession #59.1 Chalcolithic Bowl with Horned Animals. Chalcolithic (transition from stone to metal) painted wares developed on the Iranian plateau and in the western mountains. Like much of the pottery from Iran in the Chalcolithic Period (ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360785
A wonderful and massive bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin gradually thickens to a massive rounded finial. The upperpart of the pin is decorated with 14 concenthric lines in deep relief.

Size: 256 mm. and ca. 85 grams, so a very large specimen, rarely seen.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1317360 (stock #3862)
NEAR-EASTERN PERSIAN BRONZE MACE-HEAD
Lurestan, Late 2nd/Early 1st Millennium B.C.

A charming Lurestan mace-head with octagonal shaft and faceted knobs around the swollen head, flanked by grooved bands.

Measurements:
Length: 15 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240393
RARE- AN AMLASH TERRACOTTA HUMP-BACKED BULL RHYTON
10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1223541
A rare bone carving of a standing man with long beard and fine dress, Sumerian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The carving very sensitively done with fine archaic style details.Old collectors number on the reverse.

Size: 45-46 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and basically intact. Some corrosion on the back and contact-marks. Ex European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1222879
c. 8th-6th Century B.C.

A winged bearded hero faces right, wearing kudurrus (Babylonian style crown) and double wrapped kilt, stands in contest, right hand raised behind, left hand extended holding a winged griffon on hind, forepaws extended. Crescent above griffon. With vertical hole for suspension present.

In original and excellent condition.

.90 x .43 inches (2.60 x 1.10 cms)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1218097
A very well preserved ancient terra-cotta baby rattle, dated from, 2nd Millennium BC

Measurements: Length:11 cm - Diameter: 6.5 cm - Height on stand: 11 cm

Condition: Intact, excellent archaeolgical condition, not repaired and not restored

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1214957
Late Bronze Age; c. 1500-1200 B.C.

The red-slipped flask of tapering cylindrical form with an elongated neck, a flaring rim and a handle applied from shoulder to neck.

In very good and original condition.

11.8 inches (29.97 cms)

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1143478
A very attractive ancient bronze Persian sword from "Bronze Age Persia", dating to around 1200 -800 BC

The sword is beautifully made with a decorated “engraved” handle

Measurements: Length: 57.5 cm - Width: 5.5 cm

The sword is nicely displayed on a plexi-glass stand of high quality

Condition: Good condition

This fantastic weapon has survived Intact and Untouched...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1136922 (stock #1762)
Set of Eight Luristan Bronze Zoomorphic Bells, Ancient Iran, ca. 1000 - 800 BCE. Various shapes and sizes of bronze cage bells with birds, rams and other animals...