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 #1426953
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$350.00
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl, with an scetchy incised animal in the center of the interior and multible concenthric lines around. It looks like a simple bird, but it needs more cleaning to be certain!

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 6 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428496
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$350.00
A rare and interesting early Mesopotamian cylinder seal, from the Sumerian period, 4th. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a fine red carnelian, which was unusually hard and colourful choice of stone for this early period!

It depicts two horses carved in a fine archaic style.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375694
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$350.00
A biconvex and bi-facial red Jasper seal, engraved with hieroglyphs on both sides, Hittite Empire, 14th.-13th. century BC.

These seals are often engraved with the name of living persons and most commonly men, sometimes women. Our seal is so far undecifered, but the seal is very finely preserved and the inscription sharp.

A perfect larger inscribed seal, carved in a highly attractive stone.

Size: ca. 19 mm. in diameter and ca. 0,9 mm thick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405544
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$350.00
Rare Anatolian or Levantine stone seal with handle and a depiction of a Ram or Goat, Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely carved seal with an elaborate handle and some great details. The Goat is a symbol or personification of the storm god in the Hititte Pantheon.

Height 16 mm. sthe square seal-plate, 17,5 x 16,5 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Important German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1398602
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$350.00
A finely patinated large Nanish Neolithic sicle, dating back to later neolithic period, ca. 2600-2200 B.C.

Wonderful sicle of a good size, measuring c. 12 cm. long and 5,2 cm. wide. Very broad and not crescentic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1412031
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$350.00
A superb quality Islamic bowl, Islamic, 12th century A.D. (494 AH – 597 AH). Central Asia - Bamiyan.

Substantial for type and perhaps the most interesting we have of this type! Pearly white glaze with very pronounced Sgraffito decoration (relief-carving) of a floral design, pottery bowl with flaring body rising from a short foot, the rim decorated with splashes of brown glaze.

Condition: Superb for type...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1388003
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$350.00
An exceptional and rare collection of Carnelian beads, stringed as a Necklace, Asia Near East, ca. 2nd. mill. BC BC.

The necklace strung with a large number of beautiful flat and some fewer hemispheric beads, each very precious and with a larger central hanger. Very colourful and wearable.

Length: ca. 46 cm. in a single row, 23 cm. in a double row.

Condition: Choice, a perfect selection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1430616
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$350.00
A beautiful pottery bowl with torquoise glaze, black markings and a finely decorated pattern on the interior. Seljug period, 11th.-12th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413177
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$350.00
The 2nd. of a pair of rare bronze lances with engraved glyphs near the blade, Turmenistan /BMAC late bronzeage-Ironage, ca. 1000-600 BC.

This is a rare type, this and the other lance also listed in our shop, are the only specimens we've seen of the this type. A very elaborate and efficient bronze weapon. A sharp leafshaped and very deadly blade, hammered from a trapezoid long shaft which evolves into another rectangular part of the shaft, and ends in a fishtail finial with line engra...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404797
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$350.00
Interesting and very early buddhist stone Lidded reliquary jar, India, Gandhara culture, ca. 1st. century BC.

These rare Jars finely formed with a raised knob on the lid and engraved with lotus flowers. According to religious texts, the historical Buddha Shayamuni was cremated after his death and his ashes distributed between eight reliquaries. These were placed in eight hemispherical mounds known as stupas. In the third century B.C. the north Indian ruler, King Ashoka, is reputed to ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1398603
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$350.00
A finely patinated large Nanish Neolithic sicle, dating back to later neolithic period, ca. 2600-2200 B.C.

Wonderful sicle of a good size, measuring c. 11 cm. long and 4,9 cm. wide. Very broad and not crescentic. Nice workmanship have resulted in a thinbladed and exquisite flint artifact that will enhance most collections.

The patina a mottling of grey with some white, and fine fossil-remains in the silex.

Condition: Virtually Mint, as nice as the pictures ind...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1381956
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$350.00
A very large and rare Amlash grey ware zoomophic pottery vessel.

A huge piece for type and culture. Ancient Near East, Amlash or neighboring cultures, 1300-1100 BC.

Finely sculptured to look like a large bird with the beak as the sprout of the vessel.

Size: A massive vessel!. Around 33 cm. wide and ca. 23-24 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection, in Denmark 40-50 years.

Condition: Nice, restored from large shreds and complete with no ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430226
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$350.00
A wonderful patinated Chlorite bottle, Intercultural style of Tepe Yahya / Bactrian, 3rd. millenium BC. [ca. 2500 BC).

Beautiful bottle with fine pyramidal / architectorial decoration and lines on the neck and shoulders. Carved in green-black Chlorite with an exquisite ancient greyish patina.

Size: 55 mm.

Condition: Superb. Interestingly there's a lumb of bronze encrustation near the rim from buriel with bronze objects.

Ex Old Private Collection, co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413846
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$350.00
A very fine lot of four larger stamp seals in superb stones (Banded carnelian, Calchedony), Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The lot includes different motifs on 4 nicely polished elipsoid seals.

Size: 21-23 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice and intact, finely patinated.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405547
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$350.00
A very rare and quite extraordinary large seal with Sphinx, Phoenician, ca. 7th.-6th. century AD.

The seal shaped as a stylized scarab or scaraboid with the upperpart crudely engraved after Egyptian inspiration. The seal is carved in a hard black stone, perhaps serpentine.

Size: 20,5 x 17 mm, height 10 mm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375860
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
AN URARTIAN RED STONE STAMP-CYLINDER SEAL CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

An important and rare red stone seal - typically for Urartu - combining the Cylinder with the stamp seal.

The cylinder with a freese of crosses and the stamp with a symbol or Hieroglyph of an animal. Loop on top.

Size: 34-35 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405860
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A rare seal of a (double) Gable form, with diamond-shaped cross-section, North Mesopotamia or Anatolia, Late 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A substantial seal made in a wonderful redstone with veins and inclusions, carved with the image of a 4-legged animal, with an object above, perhaps a bird. Beautiful stone and a rare high quality stamp for the period and type.

Size: 21 mm. x 19,5-17 mm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420288
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A wonderful carved stone seal in a hard black stone, Middle Assyrian period, ca. 14th.-12th. century BC.

A very rich carving of a chariot, weel symbols, stars, dots and animals - a nice representation of scetchy style in Assyrian glyptic art of the period.

Size:28 mm tall.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and patina and a clear roll-out.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.