Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1405759
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An important and very large thickbutted Danish neolithic axe in Museum Quality, dating to later part of the 4th mill BC.

This axe is a very rare specimen because of its immense size: 32 x 8,5 x 4,3 cm - and weighing 2,5 kg. on the kitchenweight.

Thickbutted axes began to occur in around 3000 BC. in Danish neolithic culture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380661
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A choice and intact Egyptian Scaraboid, New Kingdom, 16th.-11th. century BC.

An interesting scaraboid with the upperside not carved as a beetle, but with general shape of a Scarab Beetle. Finely incised Hieroglyphs.

Size: ca. 14 mm.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., Nürnberg, 1958 - 2003. Part of older collection of Hans Piehler (1874 - 1961)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1358654
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$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. The description commemorates the ruler that laid this stone in an ancient Elamite city.

Impressive piece - 40 cm. high, 9,5 cm. thick and 17 cm. wide. Very heavy in hardburnt clay. More than 10 kilograms, perhaps likely 12...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1136086
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$4,500.00
An extremely rare greek bell krater, from Mykenos, Crete, dating to the 6th.-5th. Cent. BC.

The krater is huge and heavy with thick walls. Finely decorated in red and black with very elaborate handles. An extremely rare piece and the first Cretan krater of this type we've ever had in stock.

Size: Huge pottery vessel, measuring 33 cm. high and 31 cm. between the handles...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399489
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$3,250.00
Very rare and impressive Greystone Battleaxe, Danish Battleaxe Culture, made during the Singlegrave period, 2800-2400 BC

An exceptional multifaceted type, perfectly symethric; with a wide edge or bit and a long hammer shaped butt.

Size: 19 cm.

Condition: Chouce, perfectly intact with fine greysih black patina.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with a COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399490
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$2,950.00
A rare and exceptional type of Battleaxe, according to Brøndsted dating to the latest fase of the battleaxes, ca. 2300-2000 BC.

Elaborately made axe with outswayed double blade to imitate the early copper battleaxes of European Early bronzeage. Also called a Helbard type.

Size: 14 cm. long and 7 cm over the blade, broad and massive.

Condition: Superb, very nice for type with original patina.

Provenance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399491
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$2,850.00
A rare and exceptional type of Battleaxe, according to Brøndsted dating to the latest fase of the battleaxes, ca. 2300-2000 BC.

Elaborately made axe with outswayed double blades, finely polished to imitate the copper battleaxes of early European bronzeage. Also called a Helbard type.

Size: 14 cm. long and 6,2 cm over the blade.

Condition: Choice, very nice for type with original patina, small irrigularity at edge is ancient and of no importance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1410094
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$2,650.00
AN EGYPTIAN FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE JAR, PRE OR EARLY DYNASTY PERIODS, 4TH.-EARLY 3RD. MILLENIUM BC.

A very rare and unsually large stone jar, cream in colour with greyish and black inclusions.

Cylindrical jar with a wide disc-rim; the exterior with a slightly waisted profile and with vertical interior walls. Very rarely seen form in limestone, normally these larger shapes are in alabaster, such a beautiful and harder stone would have been valued higher in antiquity.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1378903
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$2,300.00
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AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY NET JAR PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, LATE NAQADA III, CIRCA 3100-3000 B.C.

The Jar very attractive and of an impressive size. It's decorated with darker line decoration in the form of a net on red terracotta. Waves in relief on the upperpart ca. 5 cm. from the rim.

Size: 22 cm.

Condition: Choice!, small chip to the rim othervise intact and superb for type.

K.T. Luckner, "The Art of Egypt, Part 1," The Toledo Museum of Art Museum News, new s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1356025
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$1,850.00
On sale, was $2850
Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Of bronze alloy, of tapering fluted form finely engraved with running arabesques along the length of each flute and surmounted by a shallow domed cap, and moulded circular socket engraved with a band of ropework above a row of diamond-shaped florets.

A mace head of this type was described by Niẓām al-Mulk as used by the Turkish slave warriors at the Ṣāmānid cour...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1372807
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$1,850.00
A very rare and historically important bronze mirror Islamic, Likely Khorassan, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The mirror is highly interesting since the reflection side is divided in 9 symethric compartements and covered with 100s of engraved signs (perhaps numbers) and we belive it's a of a sort of a astrological, matemathic calender. The back decorated with a complicated and quite beautiful floral pattern. This is the first mirror we've seen or heard of with this calendar on the front! ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1356004
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$1,650.00
A beautiful and large Pre-Achaemenid Silver Phiale (offerbowl), decorated in Repousse, Ancient Near East, Early-mid 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular piece in hand with a paticularly fine ancient patina, uncleaned!

Size: 16,6 cm. in diameter, 47 mm. high ca. 206 grams of silver!

Condition: Intact, with a few short closed cracks and a few edge chips Ex. Old German Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405069
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$1,650.00
A huge prehistoric gable seal, one of the largest known, Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A rectangular seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with two stags. Wonderful quality engraving and the medium among the best of the early period. With it's approx 7 cm. in length and 4 cm. wide, one of the absolutely largest early seals in existence. We checked the Erlenmeyer collection and could only find one other seal larger than this, of another type of decoration....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
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$1,550.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns.

The ring was likely intended either not to wear or to wear as a thumb-r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1396889
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$1,550.00
An exceptionally well-preserved Egyptian Mummy mask with original paint, Late Period 716-30 B.C.

Very attractive mask; the oval face with full lips and aquiline nose, the central portion of the wig remaining; High proportion remains of yellow and black pigment.

Size: 17 cm. tall, 15 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb for type, almost fully remaining colours, finely patinated and no repairs or enhancements.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above. An attendant standing on the left tending the Tree and two other a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1398894
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$1,350.00
An excellent larger Neolithic Dagger, Danish, Later Daggetime, ca. 2000-1800 BC.

A finely knapped dagger with a 4 side handle with visible seams, broad blade. Very attractive piece.

Size: 19,5 cm.

Condition: Near Mint, small ancient chip to the edge high on the blade, but intact point. Brown patina with frosty white surfaces on one side.



Ex. Danish Private Collection

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1398553
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$1,295.00
A rare and absolutely choice Danish Neolithic Silex dagger, dating to Daggertime, ca. 1800 BC.

This dagger is a rare variant of the latest fase dagger which sometimes carry a fishtail handle. On this dagger the handle is straight but very finely knapped and flat profile like the late fistails, seams on the edges.

Size: 18,2 cm.

Condition: Near Mint Stunning glossy grey and black patina, no transperancy.

Ex. Old Danish Collection

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