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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405545
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$375.00
A beautiful and rare stone stamp seal, carved in black hematite w handle and a pyramidal shape, Western Asia, Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Triangular seal plate, engraved with 4-legged monsters on top of each other, perhaps lions or tigers.

Diameter: 25 x 24 mm. height 14 mm.

Condition: Nearly superb.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405544
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$325.00
Rare Anatolian or Levantine stone seal with handle and a depiction of the stom 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 : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405542
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$350.00
Fine and sharp stamp seal, carved in translucent 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, star above.

Size: 17,5 x 11 mm.

Condition: Choice, small chip to the drilled hole in the top, finely preserved stamp.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405078
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$650.00
A very rare seal carved in Rock Crystal, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

Conoid shape in fine translucent Rockcrystal, the seal engraved with a Deity with outstretched arm.

Size: 19 mm.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405075
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Spendid stamp seal, carved in fine translucent and slightly bluish Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone stamp seal with design depicting Ishtar, standing between two cross symbols looking like daggers, crescent above.

Size: 24,5 mm.

Condition: Superb.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405073
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$1,150.00
Exceptional massive stamp seal, carved in fine translucent and slightly bluish Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC. Large for the type.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter on which the mushhushu-dragon is reclining, symbols of Marduk and Nabu.

Size: 31 mm. tall and unusually large!

Condition: Superb or about so.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405072
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$495.00
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 : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405070
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$595.00
An important and rare stamp seal, carved in a cream stone, Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian period, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A finely engraved seal showing the Sphinx walking, crescent above.

Size: 20 mm. (tall).

Condition: Superb for type.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405069
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$1,650.00
A huge prehistoric gable seal, one of the largest known, Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A rectangular seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with two stags. Wonderful quality engraving and the medium among the best of the early period. With it's approx 7 cm. in length and 4 cm. wide, one of the absolutely largest early seals in existence. We checked the Erlenmeyer collection and could only find one other seal larger than this, of another type of decoration....
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$750.00
Italian bronze inkwell. Venice, 16th century. Venice or Padua, ca. 1550 AD.

A finely made inkwell in a typical North Italian style, with finely cast and engraved details. A tripod resting on legs formed as Eagles with spread wings.

Size: 13,5 cm. wide and 7,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, a few minor flaws and a small hole in the bottom, possible a flaw from the making, that was filled once. Very fine dark green bronze patina.

Ex. Egeskov Fine Arts, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404798
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$295.00
Interesting and very early Buddhist stone Lidded reliquary jar, India, Gandhara culture, ca. 1st. century BC.

The Jar finely formed with a raised knob on the lid and engraved with lotus flowers.

Size: 60 mm. high and 50 mm. wide.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
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.

The Jar finely formed with a raised knob on the lid and engraved with lotus flowers.

Size: 68 mm. high and 51 mm. wide.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1404648
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$125.00
A wonderful Egyptian torquise faiance scarab, likely dating to the late period, ca. 600-400 BC.

Beautiful mottled colours in torquise and green, the seal engraved with hieroglyphs. Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Superb, finely patinated

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404647
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$125.00
A wonderful scarab, carved in white Steatite stone, Egyptian New Kingdom, 15th.-11th. century BC.

The scarab quite massive being tall and 19 mm. wide. The seal with finely engraved deep hieroglyphs.

Condition: Choice, no damage and fine patina.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403921
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$495.00
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 #1403920
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$475.00
A 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, and a massive socket. Slim blade with a highly profiled midrib.

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

Size: c. 40 cm. long.

Condition: Superb. Beautiful green and azurite bronze patina.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403916
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$495.00
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.