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 #1279043
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$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN STEATITE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA COMPLEX (BMAC) 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

A finely preserved seal with nice smooth darker patina on the top depicting seated monkeys.

Size: 35 mm. high.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1276662
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$195.00
A very rare Ancient Western Asia, likely Bactrian, stamp seal, pyramidal shape light brown stone, dating to 2nd. millenium BC.

A nice seal with an engraving of a lion on the face. Pierced.

Size: 23 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, intact with fine patina.

Provenance: Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260862
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$150.00
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.

One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels.

Condition: Nice and intact. Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsh.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1259538
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$295.00
FINE LARGE SCARABOID SEAL WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC

Unsually large and well engraved steatite scaraboid with engravings on both sides. Obverse: A pair of two very well-defines crocodiles, Reverse: The cartouche of Thutmose topped by a pair of feathers of Maat. Could be read as 'Thutmose, the bringer of law and justice'.

Size: c. 23 mm. long and 19 mm wide, longitudially pierced.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257550
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$150.00
Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Choice steatite scaraboid. Base engraved with elaborate cruciform (cross) design.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Superb, very light wear and very clear design

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
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$150.00
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 : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240732
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$395.00
A very rare carinated pottery bowl, ancient near east, dating to 800-400 AD.

The bowl is very finely crafted after model in metal bowls of the period. With some fine decorations in brown on the side.

Size: 164 mm. wide and 80 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, completely intact with nicely preserved pigment and uncleaned interior.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1239816
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$750.00
An extremely rare and important Etruscan offer bowl (omphalos), made in thick terracotta glazed pottery, 400-300 BC.

This shallow terracotta bowl is molded after bronze vessels and has a dome-like omphalos emerging from its interior. Around the omphalos are deep relief decorations. Very rare in terracotta.

The exterior is finely glazed and the bowl has two holes for hanging, typical for the Etruscan ware.

Size: 205 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1239774
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$275.00
An extremely rare and attractive silver filigree boat-shaped pendant, Vikings of Gotland, c. 10th.-11th. century AD.

All genuine Viking silver items are rare, so is this elaborate silver pendant, once around the neck of a Viking warrior or a warriors wife.

The pendant is larger measuring c. 26 mm. in length.

A finely crafted pendant with filigree work, shaped as a boat and guilded...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223552
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$75.00
Bactrian bronze seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting crude design of an animal.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223550
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1223541
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$250.00
A rare bone carving of a standing man with long beard and fine dress, Sumerian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The carving very sensitively done with fine archaic style details.Old collectors number on the reverse.

Size: 45-46 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and basically intact. Some corrosion on the back and contact-marks. Ex European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223519
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1223512
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$450.00
An excellent very large brown-gream stone seal in the form of a reclining cow, dating to the Late Uruk-Jemdet Nasr period of Mesopotamia, 3300-2900 BC

The seal is engraved in drill-technique on the base. The cow is very sensitively modelled, looking back towards his tail. Pierced.

Size: 41 mm. long and massive! Weight c. 36-37 grams.

Ex. European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1222737
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$150.00
A good South Italian or Etruscan pottery dish, dating to the 4th. century BC.

Unusual dish with a series of many circles inside the dish in light brown as well as on the rim. The back also painted in brown circles. A very attractive and large dish!

Size: 183 mm. wide and 45 mm. high.

Condition: Choice! Uncleaned find state, with very minor dent to the rim. The dish will benefit much from gentle cleaning which will bring out vivid colours!

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1222499
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$150.00
An attractive ancient Late Roman-Christian oil lamp, dating to the 4th - 5th Century A.D. Type originating from the Holy land.

The lamp is decorated with an impressed design with animal fights in relief. Looks like a fight between a lion and a bull, a typical match up for animal fights...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1222066
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$160.00
A very interesting stone stamp seal, so far unidentified, 2nd. mill. BC.

A large and impressive stone seal, most possibly Western Asiatic, perhaps indo-Iranian inscribed with some unidentified script. A high handle with an X on top

Size 30 mm. wide.

Condition: Superb!, very nicely preserved with some patination.

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1194630
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$150.00
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