Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1435712
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A fantastic and exceptional thick and heavy ancient silver bracelet, Uratian-Achaemenid period, dating 800-500 BC.

With it's extreme weight of ca. 370 grams it would have constituted a mere fortune in antiquity and would have belonged only to the super rich, thus very rare!

A thick silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, which was a suspension device - very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 8,2-8,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1159836
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A rare Babylonian cylinder seal, most possibly dating to the beginning of the 2nd. millenium. The seal is carved in a very hard hemaetite stone, grey-black with a silverish shine.

The seal shows to figures standing facing with as spacefillers. Very high quality item!

Condition: Superb, extremely fine!

Ex. The Kjersgaard Collection, but not published.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413348
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A cast bronze sword from Ancient Near East, Amlash, dating to around 14th-10th cent BC. Tapering double-edged, slightly convex blade with flat mid-rib and short tang with hole for a rivet to fasten handle. Size: c. 51 cm - c. 19,5 inches. Condition: Choice. Slight roughness to the blade, beautiful green bronze patina. . Ex. Private Collection. Comes with our COA and guaranteed authentic.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397368
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A very interesting and quite rare depiction of animal versus Gladiators fight in the Collosseum, late 1st.-early 2nd. century AD.

The fine pottery lamp depicts a scene of Gladiatorial combat on it's discus: A gladiator is spearing a Lion, his comrade is dead beneath him and above him other feline predators!

Size: 11,3 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1420396
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A superb silver ring, Roman 2nd century A.D.

A nice broad silver ring with an orange carnelian goval intaglio with Victoria, crowned by a tropaeum.

Ring-Size(inner diameter): ca. 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, w slightly rough setting and intaglio but intact and wearable. Fine sound silver, lightly toned.

Ex Hirsch Nachf. Auction 325, 2017, Lot 546.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399507
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A superbly excuted and polished battle axe, from the late battleaxe period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

Very symethric with sharp lines and edges, superbly polishing, with a mounting hole near the butt / rear end.

Size: 15,5 cm. long

Condition: Superb near mint

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375814
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A puzzling piece made in patinated bronze or silver. The alloy is very white, so it could be silver too. Luristan, 1st. millenium BC. The piece is perhaps a horsebit or horse-equipment. It's decorated with two rams heads on each side of a long pole that has two bases.

Size: 12,8 cm. long and 5,5 cm. high. ca. 102 grams

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437693
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A superb bronze mace head decorated with faceted knobs around the swollen head and flanked by grooved bands with a tubular shaft, later bronzeage, ca. 1200-800 BC.

Size: Ca. 10,5 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, wonderful even green patina.

Ex. Danish Collection of ancient weapons, bought at the Danish Antiquities market in the 1980-90s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399602
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An superb mint condition Silex Axe from the Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

A scarce Adze made to be mounted horisotically to the shaft. Very skillful knapping with fine seams on all edges, the bit knapped concave for woodworking purposes. Very attractive and high quality Silex, patinated in the finest red and gream brown colour.

Size: 15,5 cm., one of the best axes, we've seen of this type ever...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1432121
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A wonderful Collection of 4 amulets in shape of the manu fica made of bronze and red and dark green jasper, attractively mounted on a lucite display stand, Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

The fig sign is a mildly obscene gesture used at least since the Roman Age in Italy and Southern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean region, including in Turkish culture, and has also been adopted by Slavic cultures. The gesture uses a thumb wedged in between two fingers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437692
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A superb bronze mace head decorated with faceted knobs around the swollen head and flanked by grooved bands with a tubular shaft, later bronzeage, ca. 1200-800 BC.

Size: Ca. 10,4 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, wonderful even green patina.

Ex. Danish Collection of ancient weapons, bought at the Danish Antiquities market in the 1980-90s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405644
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A very rare and important stamp seal, carved from glass, likely Achamenid, 7th.-5th. century BC.

The round seal carved with a knob handle and drilled through the knob. The seal depicts a mythical fight between a lion and a stagg or antilope.

Size: 19 mm. tall and 19 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, very tiny loss to the seal plate.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437097
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A wonderful vessel or container with the head of Isis-Aphrodite moulded at the front, Egypt, Ptolemaic-Roman period, 3rd. cent. BC-1st. century AD.

A substantial vessel with the beautiful portrait of the godess en face.

Height 13,2 cm.

Condition: Choice! Really nice and intact condition with old brownish collection patina. A closed line across the brim of the nose is not a crack...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1316708
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Impressive patinated Danish neolithic offeraxe, dating to the Time of the Great Buriel-mounts, c. 3000 BC.

The axe is very broad and quite long, of a transitional type of large flintaxes, made for ritual or buriel purpose in the middle-later Neolithic period, just prior to the Single Grave period.

A thinbutted type with exceptional pinky and grey patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361484
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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. wide.

Condition: Choice! A possible retoring of a small chip to the outer rim, other than that the vessel looks unrestored, very nice condition f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1379261
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$475.00
A finely made Roman glass bottle, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

A large and rare bottle which have survived the ages in remarkable intact condition for type and size! The bottle with a funnel-shaped mouth and a thick body.

The bottle measure ca. 16,3 cm. in height, so a large piece!.

Condition: Superb, finely preserved with nice larger patches of irridescence and som uncleaned earthern encrustation.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437840
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$475.00
A rare and elaborate bronze battle axe, Late bronze age or early Ironage, Pontic–Caspian steppe ca. 1200-800 BC.

A finely made late bronzeage axe that combines stylistical elements of the Indo-European nomadic style with the Indo-Iranian style.

A com pact axe with a large oval socket with 4 ridges and small dots and a small deadly blade. The full axe is shaped like a stylized birds head.

Size: 9 cm.

Ex. Danish Collection of ancient weapons, bought ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405946
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A very rare and important Scaraboid, inscribed, Phoenician, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Highly interesting seal made of black stone, perhaps serpentine, in the stylized Scarab shape, inspired from the Egyptian Scarabs and Scaraboids.

The is inscribed with a two line inscription, including what looks like Phoenician type of Hieroglyphs, untranslated.

Size: 18 mm. x 14 mm.

Condition: Choice! Quite sharp and intact.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), c...