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 #1279749
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A RARE LARGER SILVER STAMP SEAL, TURKEY, 3RD.-2ND. MILLENIUM BC.

Interesting silver seal circular with conical handle and the engravings of an animal, likely a deer, in a double border, on the base.

Size: 27 mm. in diameter, 23 mm. high and massive weighing 27 grams!

Ex. Classical art, J. Rubens, and formerly in a Danish Private Collection for many years.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422629
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A finely decorated sturdy silver Bracelet, Uratu Or Median, ca. 8th.-6th. cent. BC.

Beautiful bracelet of thick, high purity silver, finely decorated finials.

Size: 65 mm. diameter and 54 mm. inner diameter.

Weight: 48,5 grams!

Condition: Supern, finely toned silver great metal. Wearable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360787
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A wonderful and massive bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin conical - it gradually thickens to a massive rounded finial.

Size: 290 mm. and ca. 127 grams, so a huge specimen, very rarely seen.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1362507
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An nice larger mirror in bronze, Islamic, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The islamic bronze mirrors were typically made in the Chinese style of the Han Period with added islamic elements. This mirror is large and with a recessed face and undecorated back. Small loss to the handle.

Size: 14,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth water-green patina. Old Collection tag on the reverse.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
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A VERY RARE PERSIAN BRONZE STAMP SEAL, Achaemenid Empire, c. 600-400 BC.

A fantastic S-shaped bronze seal with a loop on the back and depicting a standing lion.

The seal of Achaemenid manifacture and done in a wonderful vivid Persian style.

Size: 19-20 mm.

Condition: Superb! uncleaned and sharp of fine metal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285624
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A superb condition bronze lance, Western Asia, Persian style of turkmenistan / Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 12th.-8th. century BC.

A fine style lance with a deadly sharp triangular blade and a long tang ending in a knob.

Efficient spear in the later bronzeage.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 224 mm.

Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality spear, pristine with a very sharp blade and smooth water-patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362848
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A fine silver ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle completely covered in black patina and in solid silver. Fine ornamentation.

Size: ca. 6 cm. long.

Condition: Superb! A partidularly fine specimen with completely black patina.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412094
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Ancient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. A large elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with poppy flower shaped terminal.

Used to fasten clothes, in this case due to the unusually heavy fabric and decoration, likely leather for presentation use - perhaps for a very thick cape or leather armor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360785
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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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385197
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A pair of nice black stone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

Anatolian versions of the Babylonian Cylinder seals, where the sides are engraved with a figures and symbols incl. a Star.

Size: ca. 20 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376040
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A scarce stamp seal in red Jasper with unknown Symbol, perhaps a Luwian hieroglyph or just an Anchor?, ca. 1st. mill. BC.

The seal either Neo-Hittite of slightly later from the Levantine cultures.

Attractive in finely polished red stone.

Size: 22 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1194630
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A low relief and affordable Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Old Babylonian period, 1900-1800 BC.

The seal is carved in an attractive black stone with a presentation scene, a worshipper is leading a minor deity towards the seated great god (Enki/Ea), crescent above. Behind the seated god a couple of animals.

Size: 19 mm.

Condition: Fine, some wear and beautyful smooth patina
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346490
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An interesting ring carved in one piece of carnelian, Sassian 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with the engraved image of a bird. Beautiful and meant to have been carried in a string, not to wear.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, patina and some light wear to the inner edge. A very sharp intaglio.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375933
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A scarce and well executed larger Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine red carnelian and with a good rendering of a reclining Bull.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Verry nice, some overall wear and minor chips.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376829
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A fine Greenish black stone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

A scarce Anatolian version of the ancient Cylinder seal, where all 4 sides are engraved with a figures, Star and perhaps Moon symbols.

Size: Nearly 20 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 #1422208
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A large and very rare stamp seal, carved in Rock-Crystal, Early Mesopotamian, Jemdet Nasr or slightly earlier, 4th. millenium BC.

Rock-crystal was seldomly used as a medium for this types of seal, in the early mesopotamian period in the 5th.-4th. millenium BC. The engraving on the base with stylized animals.

Size: 25 mm. long, 20 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the piercing.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1372909
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A wonderful and large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Very scarce seal for this size, carved in ROckcrystal and it depicts a fine bird walking.

Size: 25 mm wide and 22 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor chip and wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420291
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A fine smaller cylinder seal in hard blackstone, engraved with depiction of a herd of different animals, Early Syro-mesopotamian style, 3rd. millenium BC.

Size: 15 mm x 10 mm.

Condition: Choice some wear but intact.

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