Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409160
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$195.00
POTTERY BOWL WITH GREEN GLACE, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH-11TH. CENTURY AD.

A high larger bowl, almost cone shaped and nice for the type, with thick green-blue glaze. Eastern part of the ancient Samanid Empire, Transoxiana or Bamiyan region.

Size: 23 cm. in diameter and 13 cm. tall - a really substantial bowl in hand!

Condition: Choice for type with much original glaze, cracks restored, with some retouching of the affected glaze.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409159
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$250.00
An choice relief carved pottery bowl, Islamic, Seljuq Period, likely from Kashan or Transoxiana, 11th.-12th. century AD.

A splendid bowl with carved relief elements around the fan. The glaze cream - very vivid and beautiful Islamic bowl.

Size: 161 mm. x 90 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice for type, basically the original surface, a few restored cracks, with only joint-areas retouched. Finely patinated!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1408390
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A superb and large thinbutted Danish neolithic axe dating to Time of the Great Burial Mounts, c. 3500-3000 BC.

A skilfully knapped axe, made with defined seams on the edges. Well proportioned design.

The thinbutted axes were introduced along with the transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture. The axes were used to clear the woods and prepare the ground for crops...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1407759
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$595.00
Finely made bronze sprinkler flask or water dropper, Khorasan, 10th.- 11th. century under the Seljuks.

A cast bronze vessel with a round-shouldered cylindrical body, a very thin conical neck, and a wide, round mouth with a concave depression studded with thirteen small holes for dispensing water. Rose water is used in many religious ceremonies in the Muslim world, and is sprinkled in dug graves to make them ready to receive bodies...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407162
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$895.00
Here’s a really large Neolithic greenstone Axe from the early Funnel Beaker Culture, dating to around 4000-3500 BC.

A massive axe in hand, weighing 3,1 kg. on the kitchenweight.

The axe is made out of greenstone that was polished into the four-sidet shape. 10-12 cm from the edge, the axe ‘hollows’, indicating the place where the axe was fastened to the shaft.

A large and impressive axe measuring: 29,5 x 10 x 5 cm / 11,6 3,9 x 2 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407133
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$795.00
A beautiful Danish neolithic axe, thinbutted type, dating to late 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is made out of beautiful white flint with smooth, polished surfaces on the broad sides. The narrow sides are left unpolished.

A very beautiful axe in hand with an edge nearly exactly as it was some 5000 years ago, when a skilled flintsmith shaped and polished it...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1406002
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$950.00
A very interesting and rare larger bronze temple Elephant Bell, Indonesia, Central Java, Kadiri Period 929-1222 AD century AD.

The shape is quite peculiar for this Bell, could be architectorial, made to look like a roof of a temple - it has the almost exact shape of a 16th. cent. Italian cabasset helmet. A large and very attractive bell with a large loop at the top.



Size: ca. 15,5 cm. wide and 13,5 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405948
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Interesting and elaborate stamp seal, carved in hard black Serpentine stone, Syria, Middle Assyrian Empire (1365-1050 BC).

The seal with a particularly fine animal engraving a around a central hole, incised handle on the back. Very attractive!

Size: 22 mm. x 18 mm.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405947
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$395.00
A rare and elaborate stamp seal of very high quality of the period, Messopotamian, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

Of a rare variant of the gable shape, with two holes in the upper back for mounting it. Made in hard black serpentine stone.

On the seal plate an exiting engraving, very artful, with two confronting monkeys and a symbol between them.

Size: 21 mm x 21 mm-12 mm.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405946
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$475.00
A very rare and important Scaraboid, inscribed, Phoenician, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Highly interesting seal made of black stone, perhaps serpentine, in the stylized Scarab shape, inspired from the Egyptian Scarabs and Scaraboids.

The is inscribed with a two line inscription, including what looks like Phoenician type of Hieroglyphs, untranslated.

Size: 18 mm. x 14 mm.

Condition: Choice! Quite sharp and intact.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405860
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$350.00
A rare seal of a (double) Gable form, with diamond-shaped cross-section, North Mesopotamia or Anatolia, Late 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A substantial seal made in a wonderful redstone with veins and inclusions, carved with the image of a 4-legged animal, with an object above, perhaps a bird. Beautiful stone and a rare high quality stamp for the period and type.

Size: 21 mm. x 19,5-17 mm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1405759
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An important and very large thickbutted Danish neolithic axe in Museum Quality, dating to later part of the 4th mill BC.

This axe is a very rare specimen because of its immense size: 32 x 8,5 x 4,3 cm - and weighing 2,5 kg. on the kitchenweight.

Thickbutted axes began to occur in around 3000 BC. in Danish neolithic culture.

They replaced the thinbutted axes, that had been the preferred axe-shape since the transition from hunters and gatherers to agriculture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405657
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$250.00
A scarce and interesting seal in superb condition, Levantine or Elamite, later 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal with a particular fine engraving of a horned animal standing with a palmtree in front and three rings above. The cone-shaped seal encised on the exteriour with symethric decoration

Size: 17,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, fine patina with redish dirt in the devices.

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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405655
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$295.00
Black stone Mesopotamian stamp seal with animal, 4200-3400 BC.

A large and impressive pre-dynastic stamp seal, engraved with the image of a horned 4-legged animal and two other animals at the bottom and top. The seal in hard blackstone, finely polished and very attractive.

Size: 26 mm. x 22,5 mm.

Condition: Superb, some uncleaned earthern encrustations.

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

Comes with co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405651
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$375.00
Very large and impressive early Dynastic or pre-dynastic stamp seal, Mesopotamia, ca. late 4th.-early 3rd. millenium BC.

The seal hemispheric, drilled through the top in a greenish-black stone with a high relief engraving of a 4-legged animal.

Size: 30 mm. in diameter and 16,5 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, fine patina and wear but intact.

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

Comes with collectors own notes a...
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.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405644
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$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.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405589
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$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.

Comes with collectors own notes and ph...