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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...
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 : 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 #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 : 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 #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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1194266
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$200.00
A nice and interesting cylinder seal in green stone from Mesopotamia, 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal depicts two figures by an alter, one is holding an offer vessel.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Choice
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1194630
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$150.00
A low relief and affordable Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Old Babylonian period, 1900-1800 BC.

The seal is carved in an attractive black stone with a presentation scene, a worshipper is leading a minor deity towards the seated great god (Enki/Ea), crescent above. Behind the seated god a couple of animals.

Size: 19 mm.

Condition: Fine, some wear and beautyful smooth patina
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1222066
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$160.00
A very interesting stone stamp seal, so far unidentified, 2nd. mill. BC.

A large and impressive stone seal, most possibly Western Asiatic, perhaps indo-Iranian inscribed with some unidentified script. A high handle with an X on top

Size 30 mm. wide.

Condition: Superb!, very nicely preserved with some patination.

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1223512
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$450.00
An excellent very large brown-gream stone seal in the form of a reclining cow, dating to the Late Uruk-Jemdet Nasr period of Mesopotamia, 3300-2900 BC

The seal is engraved in drill-technique on the base. The cow is very sensitively modelled, looking back towards his tail. Pierced.

Size: 41 mm. long and massive! Weight c. 36-37 grams.

Ex. European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223519
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1223541
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$250.00
A rare bone carving of a standing man with long beard and fine dress, Sumerian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The carving very sensitively done with fine archaic style details.Old collectors number on the reverse.

Size: 45-46 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and basically intact. Some corrosion on the back and contact-marks. Ex European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223550
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223552
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$75.00
Bactrian bronze seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting crude design of an animal.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1224974
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$495.00
A huge and spectacular Greeco-Persian Rock-crystal stamp seal, dating 6th.-4th. cent. AD.

The seal expertly carved in one large piece of transperant crystal. The motif a stag captured just as it's being pierced by a long arrow - exceptional rendering in high relief!

Size: 22 in diameter and massive!Weight 13,87 grams.

Condition: Superb!

Ex. Hirsch Auctions, ex French Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240732
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$395.00
A very rare carinated pottery bowl, ancient near east, dating to 800-400 AD.

The bowl is very finely crafted after model in metal bowls of the period. With some fine decorations in brown on the side.

Size: 164 mm. wide and 80 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, completely intact with nicely preserved pigment and uncleaned interior.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
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$150.00
A VERY RARE PERSIAN BRONZE STAMP SEAL, Achaemenid Empire, c. 600-400 BC.

A fantastic S-shaped bronze seal with a loop on the back and depicting a standing lion.

The seal of Achaemenid manifacture and done in a wonderful vivid Persian style.

Size: 19-20 mm.

Condition: Superb! uncleaned and sharp of fine metal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260862
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$150.00
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.

One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels.

Condition: Nice and intact. Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsh.