Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420282
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$275.00
A rare early babylonian cylinder seal of massive proportions, Old Baylonian or slightly earlier, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

This impressive seal is carved in a light cream brown stone and depicts Enki/Ea seated on a throne greeting a devotee or Demi-god, he is standing back to back with another person whos is turned towards an alter.

Size: 22 mm. thick and 37 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420195
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$225.00
A very fine Cylinder seal, larger and in an attractive brownish stone, Old Babylonian 2000-1600 BC.

The seal is carved with a Hero grabbing a demon by the arm and stabbing him with a dagger or sword.

Size: 22-23 mm tall and 10-11 mm. thcik.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and heavily patinated.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420194
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$275.00
A beautiful massive cylinder seal for this period, Old Babylonian Empire ca. 2000-1600 BC.

A very attractive piece with much honest wear and fine ancient patination, done in a black hard stone.

The well-known supplicant scene where a worshipper is drawn towards Enki or Ea seated on a throne by a Demi-God. In this case there's clearly an alter or a table in front of the Throne as well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420137
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$250.00
A scarce and interesting Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful cream hard stone, showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, flanked by two mythical 4-legged beast with birds heads, which he grasps.

Wonderful depiction and a nice seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 13-14 mm.

Condition: Choice, high relief with a fine imprint.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1420120
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$325.00
Here's a rare type of ancient Bactrian battle axe, dating to 2nd mill BC.

The axe with outswaying edge. A massive ax in hand. The shaft hole is 2,4 cm - about an inch -in diameter. The socket 5,7 cm in height - 2,3 inches.

12,5 cm in length and the edge is 6 cm (5x2,5 inches).

Socket is finely decorated with geometric lines.

A choice ancient axe mostly uncleaned with encrustations and nice green and red patina. Will improve if cleaned properly...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420107
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$250.00
Period of Assyrian dominance in Syria-Cappadocia, ca. 1600-1200 BC.

Interesting provincial depiction of a male and female divinity, spear star and zig-Zag symbols in the field. Perhaps also a spear.

Size: 23 mm.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420106
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$125.00
A nice cylinder seal with winged Bull and hero, Middle Assyrian, ca. 1400-1200 AD.

The seal in carved black hard stone, perhaps serpentine.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Intact with repaired crackline, wear an corrosion. Nice and rare depiction.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1420104
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$325.00
A larger bronze battle axe, Turkmenistan / Caspian Sea area, ca. 1400-1000 BC.

A beautiful battle axe with rounded edge and 5 cm - 2 inches - socket for the shaft. Behind the socket a spike. Likely also decorations beneath the encrustions.

Size: 15,5 x 6,2 cm - 6,1 x 2,5 inches.

Condition: Choice and intact with encrustations on the surface. Very nice specimen.

Ex. Danish Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420094
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A fine and scarce substantial cylinder seal, carved in a cream stone, Kassite or Middle Assyrian period, ca. 1400-1100 BC.

The seal finely engraved with birds, perhaps eagles, with spread wings and animal heads and symbols.

Size: 26 mm. long and 14 mm. wide.

Condition: Slight wear and deposits, fine patina.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420092
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$395.00
Ancient Mesopotamia, c. 2600 - 2350 BC, Early Dynastic III.

A fine beige stone cylinder seal depicting a standing hero (Gilgamesh) fighting of Lions and wild animals.

Size: 20-21 mm. long and 12-13 mm. wide

Condition: Choice, slight wear and deposits

Cf. Buchanan, Early Near Eastern Seals in the Yale Babylonian collection, p. 109, no. 291

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420007
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A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the rare image of this period of two figures (devinities standing either side of the Three of Life, behind them is two seated horned animals and above and beneath the animals, devine symbols.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Choice with the fine green glace still intact, pitted from the making, fine patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420004
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$650.00
A very rare massive cylinder seal, carved in shell, Mesopotamian, Early Dynastic and likely the later period III, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

The seal depicts a scene with large Reed, basket boat with a seated prominent person and boatsman likely with paddle (these figures olmost obliberated by a thin loss of material), and beneath three fishes are swimming. A tall person, perhaps Enki/Ea is seen steering or pushing the boat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1419989
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$975.00
A beautiful roman bust of youthful Mars wearing a high-crested corinthian helmet and a sword belt. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

A quite impressive substantial piece that beggens for a nice mounting.

Size: 9 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb. Attractive uncleaned green patina with brownish top-layer.

Ex. German Private Collection, aquired before 1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1419895
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A spendid quality bronze belt plate and buckle, from the Visigothic Empire, dating ca. 7th. century AD.

Bronze buckle and plate with D-shaped loop and tongue-shaped plate decorated with knobs at each side and a central, trapezoid knob, on the plate stylized bird heads and vegetable ornaments.

Some wonderful elements typical for the darkage period at it's finest style.

Size: 11 cm. long and 4 cm. wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1419632
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$2,995.00
A large section or panel from a wooden casket, Late period, 1st. millenium BC.

The Panel with a mummyform Osiris figure laying dead on an ornate bed at the top and with the rest of the space occupied with long rows of interesting hieroglyps, likely from the Book of The Dead. Of three sections, tappered together, plastered and painted in fine colours.

Size: 59 cm. tall and 28 cm. wide (max)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418113
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$250.00
A bronze Scythe, South Caspian Sea Area, bronzeage 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The 2nd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1417816
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$450.00
Beautiful pottery dish with torquise glaze, black markings and a finely carved and decorated pattern, Seljug period, 11th.-12th. century, likely Kashan.

The Dish in an almost untouched state with fine silvery irridescence on the surface. Very beautiful colours.

Size: 17,4 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, a few places of missing glaze and usual markings from the making, but a very nice dish.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1417546
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$275.00
An exceptional stone seal in a rare and especially attractive speckled stone, Achaemenid Empire, early period around 7th.-6th. century BC.

The seal of pyramidal shape pierced for suspension in the top. Engraved with a cute lion with tail up and head turned back.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Condition: Superb, so attractive and smooth in hand.

Ex. Egeskov fine Arts, Danish Private Collection