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 #1191498
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$295.00
Nice and scarce Babylonian cylinder seal, mid 2nd. millenium BC.

Nice carving of 3 standing gods with crescents above.

Size: 23mm.

Condition: Choice, some wear.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1162440
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Very large and impressive decorated bronze bowl, dating to the period of Abbasid dominance, 7th.-9th. AD.

This bowl belongs to the interesting group of metal vessels which were made of high tin, or white bronze, in Persian sefîd rûy or in Arabic nuhâs abyad, an alloy of copper and zinc from around the 7th. cent and onwards.

This bowl is very large and possibly a food bowl with incised circles and a punched decoration in the center.

Size: 200-210 x 70 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1159836
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$495.00
A rare Babylonian cylinder seal, most possibly dating to the beginning of the 2nd. millenium. The seal is carved in a very hard hemaetite stone, grey-black with a silverish shine.

The seal shows to figures standing facing with as spacefillers. Very high quality item!

Condition: Superb, extremely fine!

Ex. The Kjersgaard Collection, but not published.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1148695
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$195.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of tweo winged horses - one slightly smaller than the other so possibly either male or female or a female with her foal.

Size: 25 mm. x 9 mm.

Condition: Superb, w. most of green glace still intact.

Ex. Swedish private collection, assembled in the 1960s from older European collections.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1148453
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$395.00
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A superb condition, top style Mesopotamian steatite cylinder seal, dating Jemdet Nasr period, 3300-2900 BC.

The seal beautyfully carved with stylized motifs.

Size: A very heavy massive seal with a thickness of 18 mm. and 24 mm. high

Condition: Superb! Intact w. a wonderful old patina

Ex. Swedish private collection, assembled in the 1960s from older European collection.
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 : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1120656
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$375.00
A very rare beautyful scarab, carved in black hardstone, possibly onyx, dating to late period, 7th.-3rd. cent. BC.

The scarab is carved and polished with the image of a running dog stylized and very artful. The beetle is very beatyfully carved as well.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition Superb! Some smooth wear and sedimant in the recesses.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1087546
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$695.00
Rare Old Babylonian cylinder seal, dating, 2100-1800 BC.

Exceptionally sharp cylinder seal with the great King standing before the godess Ana, another godess to his left, standing facing.

Note that there's c. 200 years between adding the last godess to this seal. It's not unusual that engravings were added later to cylinder seals and in the this case is the difference in style very distinct...