Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1398805
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$295.00
Western Turkey, Anatolia, Yortan culture, ca 2500 BC.

Early beaked pottery jug with almost-perfectly rounded base, beaked spout and rounded looping handle. Three small raised nodes on the sides.

Size: 17,5 cm. high - rare this large!

Yortan is a prehistoric burial site in the valley of Bakir Çai (Kaikos) in western Turkey. It was found and excavated by a French engineer, Paul Gaudin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398199
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$175.00
A fine larger serpentinite rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

An interesting seal with the image of two tall figures and the storm goat and sundisc. Pierced for suspension.

Size: 25 mm. tall.

Condition: Choice, fine patina.

Old German Collection, since 1986.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398130
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$295.00
A interesting bronze plaque, incribed in Old Aramaic, Time of the Achaemenids, Ancient near East, early-Mid 1st. mill. BC.

A finely inscribed bronze plaque, engraved on the other sides with animals and a humanoid figure.

There are inscriptions that evidence the earliest use of the Aramaic language, dating from the 10th century BC. The inscriptions are mostly diplomatic documents between Aramaean city-states...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398129
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$375.00
High quality and massive stamp seal, Parthian-Early Sassanian, 1st.-4th. century AD.

The seal carved and polished in a particularly fine Blue Agate, a rare stone in this fine colour. Hemispheric form, horisontically drilled, the motif a winged and human headed Bull reclining on a structure with what looks like writing above(?).

Size: 26 mm. in diameter and 15,83 grams.

Condition: Superb, exceptional with fine ancient wear. Old German Collection, since 1986.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1398122
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$165.00
Islamic bronze model of a Panther, Seljugs of Khorassan, 11th. cent AD.

A beautiful and rather detailed bronze for the rather crude type. Very charming.

Size: ca. 5 cm. long and 3,8 cm. high, weighing ca. 31 grams.

Condition: Choice, fine green and red patina.

Old German Collection, since 1986.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397864
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$950.00
A SUMERIAN MARBLE STONE CYLINDER SEAL, EARLY DYNASTIC IIIA PERIOD, CIRCA 2600-2500 B.C.

With a contest scene og Heros, bulls and a small dwarf-like mythological figure.

A huge seal with a particularly fine angraving.

Size: 4,3 cm. tall and 2,5 cm. thick.

Condition: Choice and intact, with traces of corrosion, cleaned.

Ex. A German doctors collection, aquired in the 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1397618
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$185.00
A rare Islamic iron oil lamp from Nishapur in Western Asia, dating to around 10th-12th cent AD!

A massive and heavy oil lamp with a very large nozzle, giving room for a sizeable wick. Originally the lamp had rings in the center that made it possible to attach it to a chain or mount it on a wall. So probably a lamp for outdoor use or in a large hall. The type is rare today because many items for everyday use were melted and recycled as other items...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1395208
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A high unusual and important large round iron Shield, Persian medieval period, ca. 15th-16th. century AD.

Dahl shields from the Mughal period are pretty commomly seen on the market, but never this early a shield!

A massive shield with a diameter of approx 60 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
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$1,550.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1393497
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A very interesting and rare stone Macehead of faceted form, in Fossilized Limestone, Ancient Near East, ca. late 3rd.- early 2nd. millenium BC.

The Macehead Octagonal (with eight edges) and vertically drilled for mounting it. In a fine and attractive fossilized stone. With a multitude of Fossils embedded in the surface.

Size: ca. 4,8 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1392126
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$550.00
An exceptional quality large Almandine Lion pendant set in an authentic Almandine necklace, 1st. millenium BC.

The amulet / pendant is surely from the Achaemenid Empire, approx 8th.-6th. century BC.

Secured with a later collar of gold granulation, within a restrung necklace of garnet beads with spherical carnelian ends; modern clasp. The lion finely carved and polished and the Almandine beads polished in natural forms.

Ex Timeline auctions and Ex James Chesterma...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1391842
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$685.00
Very rare inscribed clay / pottery figurine of Astarte / Ishtar, likely Old Assyrian, ca. 1800 BC.

A fine and completely undamaged figurine, Ishtar wearing a large headdress or brown and braided hair, perhaps also with outlined wings.

As the most interesting and surprising she is inscribed with a long and clear inscription on the back in Cuneiform, so far untranslated.

Size: 78 mm. tall.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 197...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390216
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$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, glazed in red and black. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 16 x 17 cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.

Comes with Certificate of authenticity
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390212
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$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, the upperpart glazed in cream and black stripes. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 21cm x 12cm x 10cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1388341
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A finely made bronze Jar with a very broad base and tapering towards the turned over rim, Luristan, late 2nd.- early 1st. millenium BC.

Incised decoration below the rim. Heavy cast bronze vessel

Size: ca. 85 mm. wide and 62 mm. high.

Condition: Choice! Nice uncleaned green and red patina with earthern deposits.

Ex. Dr. P. G. Giacometti, 1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1388198
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$225.00
A nice collection of ancient Beads, as a smaller necklace, Ancient Near East, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

It consists of a few larger Carnelian and agate beads, barrel-shaped and round, and also a larger group of smaller tubular beads.

Size: 23 cm. in double and 47 in a single row.

Condition: Choice, a perfect selection.

Ex old German Collection, beginning of the 1990s.