Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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 : 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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405072
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Spendid stamp seal, carved in fine translucent and slightly bluish Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter of Marduk, crescent above.

Size: 23 mm. high (wrongly described as 29 mm.)

Condition: Superb or about so.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
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 : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1397726
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A scarce and beautiful Pilgrim Flask, Late Roman to Byzantine period, 5th.-8th. century AD.

An early piece nicely made and of a good size for the normally small type. A petal perhaps a Rose on the body of each side.

Size: 12,5 cm. tall and massive.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Rheinland-Pfalz collection aquired before 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1369577
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A superb and larger mummy-bead mask, Egypt, Late Period, ca. 664-535 BC.

In very fine bright colors of dark green, blod-red, black, orange and white, with a fringe of blue and green faience tube beads. Fine quality ancient beads, re-strung into original configuration and shows a face of the deceased. It would have been attached to the facial area of the Mummy.

Size: ca. 15 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb, perfect intact condition, no loose or missing beads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405771
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Fine and sharp stamp seal, carved in translucent Calchedony, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone cone shaped stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, and a symbol before that looks like a weapon or perhaps a sort of Ankh.

Size: 21 mm tall and the seal plate being 17 x 13 mm.

Condition: Superb or about so.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1366748
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A very rare and interesting collection of 4 ancient seals, ca. 3rd.-9th. century AD.

The centerpiece a massive square seal carved in cream stone, depicting a Roman type of horseman in full military attire with lance pointng to the ground: Below the horse a woman is laying on the ground, slightly behind the horseman another standing soldier, holding on to the lance; A winged Deity (angel?) in the top left corner. Byzantine/early medieval, likely Eastern Europe, 6th.-9th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1378389
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Interesting Roman seal ring with an octagonally shaped Bezel with intaglio, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The Ring with a finely carved intaglio of RockCrystal, showing the image of a fine lady or godess seated, beside her an Amphora and on the other side a storck - good style, the impression does not do it justice!.

Ring-size: ca. 20 mm.

Ex Hirsch 213, 2001, Los Nr. 562.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1327436
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Reduced, was $595
An superb torquise-blue pottery bowl, Seljuq Empire, 11th.-12th. century AD.

A splendid bowl with a carved relief in the center and around the fan. The glaze torquise blue - very vivid and beautiful.

Size: 161 mm. x 90 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Superb for type, an almost invisible repaired crack, the surface original with very attractive pearly iridescence patina. A gem of an original pottery bowl, perhaps the finest of it's type we've handled.

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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.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1327867
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Reduced, was $495
SUPERB CONDITION BRONZE SWORD, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A good very large and heavy specimen for the type. The handle measure 14,5 cm. in itself and was made to take inlays of bone or stone, now lost. The blade with a broad central section tappering to sharp edges.

Size: 42,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, wonderful metal, very sound with a fine dark green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
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.

Fine symethric work with nice stiching (seams).

Size: c. 220 mm. long and 90 mm. wide at the max.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1369584
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A superb mummy-bead mask, Egypt, Late Period, ca. 664-535 BC.

In very fine bright colors of torquise, green, blod-red,, cobolt, black, orange and white, with a fringe of blue-torquise faience tube beads. Fine quality ancient beads, re-strung into original configuration and shows a face of the deceased. It would have been attached to the facial area of the Mummy.

Size: ca. 14,8 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb, perfect intact condition, no loose or missing beads. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403921
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A superb and large bronze lance or spear, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, massive socket and a broad, leaf-shaped blade with highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: c. 38,5 cm. long.

Condition: Superb. Beautiful green bronze patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403916
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AN ATTRACTIVE TANGED BRONZE SHORT, WESTERN ASIA, AREA OF TURKMENISTAN/UZBEKISTAN CA. 1200-800 BC. A late and attractive tanged bronze sword with a medium size tang and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade. Size: c. 35,5 cm. (c. 14 inches). Condition: Nearly superb! Very good metal with a wonderful, smooth green patina. Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, bought in the 1970s-1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1376646
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A substantial and impressive glass bottle, Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. cent. AD.

The bottle in dark green glass with a globular body, long neck and folded round lip. The piece with an exceptional thick silver irridescence!

Size: ca. 13,2. cm. tall.

Conditionm: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection, with auction provenance.