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 #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 #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...
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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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403920
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403916
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
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$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...
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1403172
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$450.00
A fine and unusual substantial glass bottle with wide discus shaped rim and trail decoration, 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

The long neck ending in a pear-shaped body. A fine heavy flask with a particularly fine blue-green glass colour, rarely seen.

Size: 14 cm. tall and 8,3 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice and uncleaned. In the bottom a lumb of very hard concrete-like dirt. Difficult to remove, perhaps hiding a small hole or just uncleaned. Othervise flawless and with the l...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402747
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
An attractive and large tanged bronze dagger from ancient Near East, likely Mesopotamia, dating to the earlier 2nd mill BC.

A very nice triangular blade with high shoulders and two rivet holes for fastening the handle. Very nice green patina and central midrib.

Size is c. 37 cm. - 14,5 inches.

Condition: Nearly superb. Intact with slight roughness to the edge.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402687
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice blade blade with shiny dark green patina. Round shoulders and a prominent central midrib.

Size is c. 45 cm. - 17,7 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges and a crack near one shoulder.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402584
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
An interesting and very rare tanged bronze sword with elaborate handle, Ancient Near East dating to later 2nd. mill BC.

The sword a South Caspian Sea type, commonly labelled 'Luristani' by collectors and dealers.

The sword with a superb openwork guard and an intact lower part of handle and a short tang to take a handle of bone or wood. The prominent midrib tapers to the cutting edges, sharp point.

The sword measure 42,5 cm in length.

Condition: Cho...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402582
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A rare Ancient Near East Bronze short sword or large dagger dating to 1st-2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Fine style weapon with square shoulders and a flat central midrib. As a rare feature, on this short sword the lower part of the hilt is intact, which is seldom seen on this type of bronze age weapon.

Size is 42,7 cm - 16,8 inches.

Condition: A very nice ancient bronze. Blade with a slight bend and some roughness...