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 #1420092
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$395.00
Ancient Mesopotamia, c. 2600 - 2350 BC, Early Dynastic III.

A fine beige stone cylinder seal depicting a standing hero (Gilgamesh) fighting of Lions and wild animals.

Size: 20-21 mm. long and 12-13 mm. wide

Condition: Choice, slight wear and deposits

Cf. Buchanan, Early Near Eastern Seals in the Yale Babylonian collection, p. 109, no. 291

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420009
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A NEO-BABYLONIAN CHALCEDONY CYLINDER SEAL CIRCA 900-700 B.C.

A fine large and beautiful cylinder seal in a superb translucent and slightly calcified Chalchedony, very attractive. The seal depicts a worshipper before two Alters; one of Marduk and perhaps one of Ishtar.

Size: 26 mm. tall and 13-14 mm. thick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420007
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$195.00
A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the rare image of this period of two figures (devinities standing either side of the Three of Life, behind them is two seated horned animals and above and beneath the animals, devine symbols.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Choice with the fine green glace still intact, pitted from the making, fine patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420005
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$750.00
A wonderful and unusually large cylinder seal of a slightly translucent green hardstone, Sumerian Early Dynastic period IIIa, ca. 2600 BC.

A quintessential seal for seal collectors of the Sumerian period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420004
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$650.00
A very rare massive cylinder seal, carved in shell, Mesopotamian, Early Dynastic and likely the later period III, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

The seal depicts a scene with large Reed, basket boat with a seated prominent person and boatsman likely with paddle (these figures olmost obliberated by a thin loss of material), and beneath three fishes are swimming. A tall person, perhaps Enki/Ea is seen steering or pushing the boat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1419989
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$975.00
A beautiful roman bust of youthful Mars wearing a high-crested corinthian helmet and a sword belt. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

A quite impressive substantial piece that beggens for a nice mounting.

Size: 9 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb. Attractive uncleaned green patina with brownish top-layer.

Ex. German Private Collection, aquired before 1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1419988
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$1,950.00
An impressive painted wooden figure of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris, protector-god of the dead, standing on a long plint. Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BC.

The Osisris figure was once painted and remnants of these pigments can be found in protected areas around the surface and on wig and beard. Nicely preserved figure including the original plint, typical agecracks and wear to the surface.

Size: ca. 47 cm. tall and the plint is more than 27 cm. long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1419986
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A rare size of bronze striding figure of Harpocrates, wearing the combined crown of Upper and Lower Egypt and the plaited Sidelock of Youth.

Late Period, 21st. dynasty, about 600 BC.

Size: Permanently mounted to a ni nice trapezoid base, height 16,3 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1419895
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$975.00
A spendid quality bronze belt plate and buckle, from the Visigothic Empire, dating ca. 7th. century AD.

Bronze buckle and plate with D-shaped loop and tongue-shaped plate decorated with knobs at each side and a central, trapezoid knob, on the plate stylized bird heads and vegetable ornaments.

Some wonderful elements typical for the darkage period at it's finest style.

Size: 11 cm. long and 4 cm. wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1419894
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A rare and elaborate necklace of gemstones and long gold hangers, Egyptian, ca. 6th.-5th. century BC.

It consists of oval or barrel shaped Carnelian beads, with smaller spacers and 4 large gold hangers or elongated beads in very high purity gold, flanked by attractive round beads of translucent calcedona. A fine restringed necklace with modern lock, readily wearble.

Size: ca. 58 cm in a single row. The 4 gold beads are ca. 2,7-2,8 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1419807
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$450.00
Beautiful pottery dish with torqouise glaze, black markings and a finely carved and decorated pattern, Seljug period, 11th.-12th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1419634
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$1,850.00
An absolutely stunning qaulity terracotta figure of isis / Aphrodite, Early Roman period, 1st. cent. BC-1st. century AD.

A love godess, also known as 'the naked godess', in a wonderful style with Greek and Egyptian stylistic elements, representing Isis / Aphrodite.

Size: ca. 34 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice for this type! A massive pottery figure, complete with a few breaks finely restored. Normally, this type is always fragmentary, so a 34+ cm. pottery figure i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1419632
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$2,995.00
A large section or panel from a wooden casket, Late period, 1st. millenium BC.

The Panel with a mummyform Osiris figure laying dead on an ornate bed at the top and with the rest of the space occupied with long rows of interesting hieroglyps, likely from the Book of The Dead. Of three sections, tappered together, plastered and painted in fine colours.

Size: 59 cm. tall and 28 cm. wide (max).

Condition: A fine piece with much of the interesting decoration preser...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1419631
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$675.00
Egyptian cartonnage fragment from a coffin, Late Period later 1st. millenium BC.

This large magnificent cartonnage fragment features a variety of symbols and hieroglyps, incl. a beautiful walking Ibis, a Two fingers Amulet, furniture, likely a Stool or Throne and the wing of a Scarab. Very beautiful colours and fine style for the period.

Size: 27 cm. tall.

Condiition: Choice, sound with vivid colours, easy to mount and display.

Provenance: The famous...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418902
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$450.00
A cast bronze sword from Ancient Near East, Amlash or Caucasian dating to around 14th-10th cent BC.

Tapering double-edged, slightly convex blade with flat mid-rib and short tang with hole for a rivet to fasten handle.

Size: 48,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, beautiful glossy green bronze patina.

Ex. Private Collection. Comes with our COA and guaranteed authentic.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418890
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An high quality bronze sword of an extreme length for the type, South Caspian Sea or Caucasus, period of the Late Assyrian / Median Empires, 1st. millenium BC.

Made during the period when the first swords of iron with bronze hilts became popular in the ancient near east. A stunning sword measuring 57 cm. in length with a highly profiled blade with a raised mid-section, going all the way to the point. This sword would have punctuated armor of leather and even bronze plate of chain-mai...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418113
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$250.00
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A bronze Scythe, South Caspian Sea Area, bronzeage 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The 2nd. of a pair of very rare scythes that we recently aquired. Interesting large size sicle with a sharp blade, used as a harvesting tool and sometimes as a weapon as well. European bronzeage scythe blades (sicles) are fairly commenly sold on the market whereas sicles from the Near east or western asian bronzeage cultures are very scarce indeed. This specimen is larger than most European blades, whith a highly s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1417997
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A superb condition bronze short sword from the Amlash or Talish-Mugan culture, 1st. millenium BC.

Very attractive sword with a broad blade and a beautiful hilt evolving into a crescent or lunar shape in the low section; crescent shaped pommel.

Size: 39 cm. long, massive sword, heavy for this type!

Condition: Pristine. Exceptional fresh metal for type and age, absolutely gorgeous patina, enhanced by fine cleaning.

Ex. Danish Private Collection