Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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 : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397863
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$6,750.00
An outstanding Egyptian Stone vessel, likely dating to Pre-Dynastic Period, ca. 3200 BC.

The vessel was carved and afterwards polished to a very high degree in a hard stone type, possible a kind of marble.

Of archaic Vase form, very elegant and with beautiful veins and clouds in the white stone.

Size: ca. 20 cm. tall, very substantial in hand!

Condition: Superb, flawless...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1390198
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$2,350.00
An unusually large and well-preserved Egyptian wooden 'mummy' mask, Late Period, c. 664 – 332 BC, or facial portion from a sarcophagus lid, depicting a male wearing a headdress with a winged Scarab. The features are beautifully rendered and the mask is well-preserved with most of the original pigment remaining.

Size: 31 cm. tall and 22,5 cm wide.

Condition: Choice for type, some porousity as can be expected.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bough...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1378903
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$2,300.00
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 : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1403305
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$2,100.00
Large Cosmetic Palette of elongated trapezoidal shape, Egyptian, Pre-Dynastic Period, 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

The palette was carved from green schist and finely smoothed on all surfaces. It's extremely large and wonderful for the often rather small and rough Palettes. Three symethric drilled holes in the top, using of the ancient drilling tecnique.

Size: 19,5 cm. long and 16,5 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice and intact, partly uncleaned with sticky hard earthern dep...
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 : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1391647
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$1,650.00
An outstanding Egyptian war mace, of a rare double disc form, Predynastic Period, ca. 3850–2960 B.C.

The most impressive Egyptian Mace head, we've ever handled and made for war not display in a fine brown stone.

The extraordinary size and the 'UFO' shape is usual and it makes this macehead, particularly interesting.

Size: More than 12,5 cm. in diameter, ca. 5,5 cm. tall and weighing 750-775 grams!

Condition: Choice, a few chips near the edge at one sid...
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 : 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 : 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 : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1402614
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$1,450.00
AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN STYLE FAIENCE USHABTI, LATE PERIOD, 26TH DYNASTY, 664-525 BC,

The torquise-green colour glazed funerary figure of mummiform with wrapped vestment around crossed arms with emerging clinched fists holding a crook and flail, and a sack of seeds over one shoulder, above a body with ten bands of hieroglyphs, on an integral plinth. This figure could be inscribed with an owners name, it's so far untranslated.

The figure in the exceptional naturalistic style o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1400441
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$1,450.00
A rare and interesting large fragment of a coffin, dating to New Kingdom, 16th.-11th. century BC.

The fragment finely painted with an image of a Ruler, a Pharao standing.

Size: 44x22 cm.

Condition: Wood is hard and stabile, could perhaps bennifit from cleaning.

Ex. Old Estonian Private Collection