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 #1405646
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$450.00
A scarce Sumerian stamp seal in greenish black stone, Mesopotamia or Northern Syria, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

The seal predynastic and very interesting in that it has a double image of animals and a labyrint.

Size: 28 mm. long and 19 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, fine patina and wear but intact.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405644
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A very rare and important stamp seal, carved from glass, likely Achamenid, 7th.-5th. century BC.

The round seal carved with a knob handle and drilled through the knob. The seal depicts a mythical fight between a lion and a stagg or antilope.

Size: 19 mm. tall and 19 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, very tiny loss to the seal plate.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405589
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Rare Achaemenid seal in the scaraboid shape, carved in yellow stone, inspired from Egypt (Persian Empire of ancient Near East, covering most ancient near east), 6th.-5th. century BC.

A very elegant large scaraboid for the type, on the seal depicting a finely incised Lion in the Achaemenid style.

Size: 22 mm. long

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 #1405586
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A beautiful and rare stone stamp seal, carved in black serpentine with a high handle, Western Asia, Hittite period or slightly later, 2nd. millenium BC.

Triangular seal plate, engraved with a reclining 4-legged animal, finely made knob handle with piercing and engravings on the top!

Diameter: 20 x 20 mm. height 12,5 mm.

Condition: 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 #1405582
Senatus Consulto
$285.00
Rare Anatolian or Syrian/Levantine stone seal with handle and a depiction of a horned animal, walking with a palm branch, likely late Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely carved seal with an elaborate handle and some great details. Rare.

Height 12,5 mm. the square seal-plate, 17 x 17,5 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 #1405547
Senatus Consulto
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405545
Senatus Consulto
$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.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405544
Senatus Consulto
$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.

Comes with collector...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405070
Senatus Consulto
$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....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404798
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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 : 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
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
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 #1403916
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
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: Choice. Very good metal with a wonderful, smooth green patina.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, bought in the 1970s-1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403315
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$1,250.00
An huge and extremely rare excarvated bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity and as such very unusual for it's preservation. Made in solid metal with a large round body and a short neck and wide mouth. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with hammered patterns on the body.

Height: H 39,5 cm, Diameter 38 cm. cm., weig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A massive and rare excarvated bronze vessel, likely for the storage of liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

Horisontically ribbed body and carinated vertically ribbed shoulder with funnel mouth.

Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1403182
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$295.00
Superb very large Roman glass flask of unusual form; Bulge in middle, ca. 4th cent AD.

Interesting Mid Eastern, likely Iraeli-Roman type in fine yellowish-green glass with a beautiful irridescence!

Size: 22 cm.

Condition: Superb.

For similar cf. Yisraeli, Y. Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, p. 315, no. 462, 463.